General Arbitration Treaties with Great Britain and France, Ratified by the Senate on March 5, 1912, Calendar Day March 7, 1912, Together with the Resolutions of Ratification Theron

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - Arbitration (International law) - 17 pages
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Page 11 - BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN. January 12, 1909. — Read; convention read the first time and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations and, together with the message and accompanying papers, ordered to be printed in confidence for the use of the Senate.
Page 6 - Such reports of the Commission shall not be regarded as decisions of the questions or matters so submitted either on the facts or the law, and shall in no way have the character of an arbitral award.
Page 11 - To the Senate of the United States: With a view to receiving the advice and consent of the Senate to ratification...
Page 17 - Resolved (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein), That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification...
Page 12 - All differences hereafter arising between the High Contracting Parties, which it has not been possible to adjust by diplomacy, relating to international matters in which the High Contracting Parties are concerned by virtue of a claim of right made by one against the other under treaty or otherwise and which are justiciable in their nature by reason of being susceptible of decision by the application of the principles of law or equity...
Page 5 - ... to which, upon the request of either Party, shall be referred for impartial and conscientious investigation any controversy between the Parties within the scope of Article I, before such controversy has been submitted to arbitration, and also any other controversy hereafter arising between them even if they are not agreed that it falls within the scope of Article I...
Page 9 - And provided further, that the Senate advises and consents to the ratification of the said convention on condition that the attitude of the United States in this particular, as set forth in the above proviso, be made the subject of an exchange of notes...
Page 6 - ... agreed, however, that in cases in which the Parties disagree as to whether or not a difference is subject to arbitration under Article I of this Treaty, that question shall be submitted to the Joint High Commission of Inquiry ; and if all or all but one of the members of the Commission agree and report that such difference is within the scope of Article I, it shall be referred to arbitration in accordance with the provisions of this Treaty.] ARTICLE IV.
Page 6 - The Joint High Commission of Inquiry, instituted in each case as provided for in Article II, is authorized to examine into and report upon the particular questions or matters referred to it, for the purpose of facilitating the solution of disputes by elucidating the facts, and to define the issues presented by such questions, and also to include in its report such recommendations and conclusions as may be appropriate.
Page 4 - ... hostilities between them or interrupt their good relations and friendship; The High Contracting Parties have, therefore, determined, in furtherance of these ends, to conclude a treaty extending the scope and obligations of the policy of arbitration adopted in their present arbitration treaty of April 4, 1908, so as to exclude certain exceptions contained in that treaty and to provide means for the peaceful solution of all questions of difference which it shall be found impossible in future to...

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