General title Naval Conference of London, 1909.
Forum of adoption Naval Conference of London
The Hague Convention (XII) of 1907 relative to the creation of an International Prize Court provides in Article 7 that the Court shall apply the generally recognized rules of international law relative to prize. In view of the divergencies which existed with regard to those rules, the British Government convened the main sea Powers to a conference in order to lay down the rules mentioned above. Ten Powers participated in the Conference. The rules laid down in the Protocol were recognized by several belligerent States during World War I.
Meetings of forum 04.12.1908 - 26.02.1909, London.
Dade of adoption 26.02.1909
Authentic text French
Source D.Schindler and J.Toman, The Laws of Armed Conflicts, Martinus Nihjoff Publisher, 1988, pp.844-845.
Keywords CONFERENCE; NAVAL WARFARE; MANDATE; RESOLUTION; INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTION; INTERNATIONAL ARMED CONFLICT; NEUTRAL STATE; PROHIBITION; CAPTURE; PRIZE; ANGARY