Table of Signatures Appended to The Hague Conference Conventions of 1907, and also of the Reservations Made.
for the pacific settlement of international
concerning the limitation of the employment of force for the
recovery of contract debts.
to the opening of hostilities.
concerning the laws and customs of war on land.
concerning the rights and duties of neutral powers and persons
in case of war on land.
relating to the treatment of hostile merchant vessels at the
beginning of hostilities.
to the transformation of merchant vessels into war
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relating to the laying of automatic submarine contact
concerning bombardment by naval forces in time of war.
for the adaptation of the principles of the Geneva Convention to
relating to certain restrictions in the exercise of the right of
capture in maritime war.
relative to the establishment of an International Prize
concerning the rights and duties of neutral powers in case of
relative to prohibiting the throwing down of projectiles and
explosives from balloons.
I. America.—Under reservation of the declaration made in the plenary session of the Conference of October 16, 1907.
Brazil.—With reservation as to article 53, paragraphs 2, 3, and 4.
Chile.—Under reservation of the Declaration formulated with regard to article 39 in the seventh session of October 7 of the First Commission.
Greece.—With reservation of paragraph 2 of article 53.
II. Argentina.—The Argentine Republic makes the following reservations:
- With regard to debts arising from ordinary contracts between the citizen or subject of a nation and a foreign government, recourse shall not be had to arbitration except in the specific case of a denial of justice by the courts of the country where the contract was made, the remedies before which courts must first have been exhausted.
- Public loans, secured by bond issues and constituting the national debt, shall in no case give rise to military aggression or the material occupation of the soil of American nations. Bolivia.—With the reservation stated to the First Commission. Colombia.—Colombia makes the following reservations: She does not agree to the employment of force in any case for the recovery of debts, whatever be their nature. She accepts arbitration only after a final decision has been rendered by the courts of the debtor nations.
Dominican Republic.—With the reservation made at the plenary session of October 16, 1907.
Greece.—With the reservation made at the plenary session of October 16, 1907.
- With regard to debts arising from ordinary contracts between the citizens or subjects of a nation and a foreign government, recourse shall be had to arbitration only in case of a denial of justice by the courts of the country where the contract was made, the remedies before which courts must first have been exhausted.
- Public loans secured by bond issues and constituting national debts shall in no case give rise to military aggression or the material occupation of the soil of American nations.
Peru.—With the reservation that the principles laid down in this Convention shall not be applicable to claims or differences arising from contracts concluded by a country with foreign subjects when it has been expressly stipulated in these contracts that the claims or differences must be submitted to the judges or courts of the country.
III. Salvador.—We make the same reservations as the Argentine Republic above.[Page 1287]
Uruguay.—Under reservation of the first paragraph of article 1, because the Delegation considers that arbitration may always be refused as a matter of right if the fundamental law of the debtor nation, prior to the contract which has given rise to the doubts or disputes, or this contract itself, has stipulated that such doubts or disputes shall be settled by the courts of the said nation.
IV. Montenegro.—With the reservations formulated in article 44 of the Regulations annexed to the present Convention and contained in the minutes of the fourth plenary session of August 17, 1907.
Russia.—With the reservations formulated in article 44 of the Regulations annexed to the present Convention and contained in the minutes of the fourth plenary session of August 17, 1907.
V. Argentina.—The Argentine Republic makes reservation of article 19.
VI. Russia.—With the reservations formulated in article 3 and article 4, paragraph 2, of the present Convention, and embodied in the minutes of the seventh plenary session of September 27, 1907.
VIII. Dominican Republic—With reservation as to the first paragraph of article 1.
Siam.—With reservation of article 1, paragraph 1.
IX. Chile.—With reservation of article 3, formulated during the fourth plenary session of August 17.
X. Persia.—With reservation of the right, recognized by the Conference, to use the Lion and Red Sun instead of and in the place of the Red Cross.
XII. Chile.—With reservation of article 15, formulated at the sixth plenary session of September 21. Cuba.—With reservation of article 15.
Guatemala.—With the reservations formulated concerning article 15.
Haiti.—With the reservation regarding article 15.
Persia.—With reservation of article 15.
Salvador.—With reservation of article 15.
Siam.—With reservation of article 15.
Uruguay.—With reservation of article 15.
XIII. Dominican Republic.—With reservation regarding article 12.
Persia.—With reservation of articles 12, 19, and 21.
Siam.—With reservation of articles 12, 19, and 23.
XV. With reservations of Wish No. 1, which the Federal Council did not accept.