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Declaration concerning the Laws of Naval War. London, 26 February 1909.
Chapter II : Contraband of war - Art. 26.
Art. 26. If a Power waives, so far as it is concerned, the right to treat as contraband of war an article comprised in any of the classes enumerated in Articles 22
, such intention shall be announced by a declaration, which must be notified in the manner provided for in the second paragraph of Article 23