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Page 229 - Commissions shall be selected by the two Governments by common consent, failing which each of the parties shall nominate an Arbitrator, or an equal number of Arbitrators, and the Arbitrators thus appointed shall select an Umpire.
Page 230 - Governments by common consent, failing which each of the parties shall nominate an Arbitrator, or an equal number of Arbitrators, and the Arbitrators thus appointed shall select an Umpire. The procedure of the arbitration shall in each case be determined by the Contracting Parties, failing which the Commission of Arbitration shall be itself entitled to determine it beforehand.
Page 159 - I am directed by the Earl of Derby to transmit to you, to be laid before the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty...
Page 309 - Arbitrators may deem to be applicable to the case, and which are not in contravention of the foregoing rule. (c .) In determining the boundary-line, if territory of one Party be found by the Tribunal to have been at the date of this Treaty in the occupation of the subjects or citizens of the other Party, such effect shall be given to such occupation as reason, justice, the principles of international law, and the equities of the case shall, in the opinion of the Tribunal, require.
Page 262 - February, and should the evacuation not be accompanied by the acceptance of arbitration as the means of deciding the pending frontier question, diplomatic relations would be broken off. In pursuance of this decision the British Representative at Caracas received his passports, and relations were declared by the Venezuelan Government to be suspended on the 21st February, 1887.
Page 115 - has observed that at the period he visited the Orinoco, while "attached to the expedition of limits, the Dutch had already "carried on an extensive trade by means of the Cuyuni with " the Indian tribes at the Caroni and Parawa, and it was at " that period (1750-1760) that the Dutch possessions extended " to the foot of that series of falls, of which Kanaima is the
Page 208 - Fortique that, although in order to put an end to the misapprehension which appears to prevail in Venezuela with regard to the object of Mr. Schomburgk's survey the undersigned has consented to comply with the renewed representations of Mr.
Page 44 - Helens, privy counsellor, &c. who, after having communicated their full powers, and found them in good and due form, have agreed upon the following points and articles : Art.
Page 161 - Notice is hereby given that no title to land, or to any right " in, or over, or affecting any land within the territory claimed " by Her Majesty's Government as forming part of the Colony " of British Guiana, purporting to be derived from or through " the Government of Venezuela...