The Parlement Belge: AdCt 1879

Proceedings in rem were served on a mail packet owned by Belgium which had been involved in a collision.


Sir Robert Phillimore


(1879) 4 PD 129


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromThe Parlement Belge CA 1879
An action in rem indirectly impleaded a sovereign who was the owner of the vessel served because his property was affected by the judgment of the court. An unincorporated treaty cannot change the law of the land and, ‘the immunity of the sovereign . .
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Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.441559