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MISCELLANEOUS. No. 4 (1908).
ELEVEN PLENARY MEETINGS
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scheme for the establishment of an International Tribunal of Appeal in matters of naval
from his Government, and that he was therefore delighted to be able to associate himself
General Porter, the American Plenipotentiary, also supported the general principle
Both General Porter and Sir E. Fry made a general reservation of the right to
A Special Committee, under M. de Beaufort, was appointed to deal with all addresses,
It was decided that the discussions of the Conference should be private.
3 Protocol of the Third Plenary Meeting, held on 20th July, 1907.
M. de Beaufort, on behalf of the Committee appointed to deal with addresses, resolu-
M. Louis Revault submitted a Report (see Annex 1, p. 87) prepared by the Third
prepared by the four Committees. It was composed of the Presidents of the Committees and
The Conference was reminded that their deliberations were prirate.
Annex 2, p. 100) on the amendments to be introduced into the 1899 Regulations respecting
The question of renewing the Declaration of 1899 respecting the prohibition to
prohibiting the use of projectiles the object of which was the diffusion of asphyxiating
The Conference examined the Report of the Third Committee on the bombard-
the vote. Forty-four delegations voted for, seven of them subject to reserves, including
Sir E. Fry moved the following Resolution in favour of the limitation of armaments :-
“ The Conference confirms the Resolution adopted by the Conference of 1899 in regard
that His Majesty's Government, which deplored the growing expenditure on armameuts,
The proposal was received with applause by the Conference, and it was considered
5 Protocol of the Fifth Plenary Meeting, held on 7th September, 1907.
certain business transacted, the Conference proceeded to discuss the Report of the Second