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Declaration concerning the Laws of Naval War. London, 26 February 1909.
Chapter VIII : Resistance to search - Art. 63.
Art. 63. Forcible resistance to the legitimate exercise of the right of stoppage, search, and capture, involves in all cases the condemnation of the vessel. The cargo is liable to the same treatment as the cargo of an enemy vessel. Goods belonging to the master or owner of the vessel are treated as enemy goods.