The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions, and Other Documents

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No. 5
FINAL ACT OF THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL
PEACE CONFERENCE

Signed at The Hague, 18 October 1907

INTRODUCTORY NOTE: See note introducing the Final Act of the International Peace Conference of 1899 (No. 4).

AUTHENTIC TEXT: French. The English translation below is reprinted from Scott, Hague Conventions, pp. 1–31. It reproduces the translation of the United States Department of State.

TEXT PUBLISHED IN: Conférence internationale de la Paix, 1907, pp. 689–707 (French); Les deux Conférences de la Paix, pp. 61–71 (French); Scott, Hague Conventions, pp. 1–40 (Engl.); Scott, Les Conventions de La Haye, pp. 1–40 (French); Scott, Les Conférences de La Haye, pp. 29–41 (French); Martens, NRGT, 3ème série, Vol. III, pp. 323–359 (French, German); Deltenre, pp. 420–441 (Engl., French, German, Dutch); Higgins, pp. 60–71 (Engl., French); Malloy, Vol. II, pp. 2369–2385 (Engl.); CTS, Vol. 205, 1907, pp. 216–233 (French); Droit des conflits armés, pp. 53–57 (French); AJIL, Vol. 2, 1908, Suppl., pp. 1–43 (Engl., French); Briceno, pp. 202–205 (Span.); Revista de Derecho Internacional y politico exterior, Crónica, Año III, 1907, pp. 50–57 (Span.); Bustamante, pp. 235–250 (Span.); ICRC website: www.icrc.org/ihl.nsf.

The Second International Peace Conference, proposed in the first instance by the President of the United States of America, having been convoked, on the invitation of His Majesty the Emperor of All the Russias, by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands, assembled on 15 June 1907, at The Hague, in the Hall of the Knights, for the purpose of giving a fresh development to the humanitarian principles which served as a basis for the work of the First Conference of 1899. The following Powers took part in the Conference, and appointed the delegates named below:

[Here follow the names of delegates]

At a series of meetings, held from 15 June to 18 October 1907, in which the above delegates were throughout animated by the desire to realize, in the fullest possible measure, the generous views of the august initiator of the Conference and the intentions of their Governments, the Conference drew up, for submission for signature by the plenipotentiaries, the text of the Conventions and of the Declaration enumerated below and annexed to the present Act.

I. Convention for the pacific settlement of international disputes.

II. Convention respecting the limitation of the employment of force for the recovery of contract debts.

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