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II.B.1e  HAGUE CONVENTION (NO. VIII) RELATIVE TO THE LAYING OF AUTOMATIC SUBMARINE CONTACT MINES
(1,498 words)

Concluded at The Hague, 18 October 1907

Entered into force, 26 January 1910

Status information appears at end of document

[The High Contracting Parties] [1]

Mindful of the principle of the freedom of maritime highways, open to all nations;

considering that although in the present state of affairs it is impossible to prohibit the use of submarine mines, it is important to limit an deregulate such use in order to mitigate the rigors of war and to afford to peaceful navigation, as far as po…

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“II.B.1e  HAGUE CONVENTION (NO. VIII) RELATIVE TO THE LAYING OF AUTOMATIC SUBMARINE CONTACT MINES”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_rwilwo_COM_031525>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160419



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