Definition of RULE OF THE WAR


RULE OF THE WAR

l756, comm. law, war. A rule relating to
neutrals was the first rule practically, established in 1756, and universally
promulgated, that "neutrals are not to carry onin times of war, a trade which
was interdicted to them in times of peace." Chit. Law of Nat. 166; 2 Rob. n.
186; 4 Rob. App.; Reeve on Shipp. 271; 1 Kent, Com. 82; Mann. Law Nat. 196 to
202.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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