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II.B.1d  HAGUE CONVENTION (NO. VII) RELATIVE TO THE CONVERSION OF MERCHANT SHIPS INTO WAR SHIPS
(1,185 words)

Concluded at the Hague, 18 October 1907

Entered into force, 26 January 1910

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[The High Contracting Parties][1]

Whereas it is desirable, in view of the incorporation in time of war of merchant ships in the fighting fleet, to define the conditions subject to which this operation may be effected;

Whereas, however, the contracting powers have been unable to come to an agreement on the question whether the conversion of a merchant ship into a war ship may take pla…

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“II.B.1d  HAGUE CONVENTION (NO. VII) RELATIVE TO THE CONVERSION OF MERCHANT SHIPS INTO WAR SHIPS”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 23 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_rwilwo_COM_031524>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160419



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