Government of the Canal Zone

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Princeton University Press, 1915 - 106 páginas

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Página 24 - II which the United States would possess and exercise if it were the sovereign of the territory within which said lands and waters are located to the entire exclusion of the exercise by the Republic of Panama of any such sovereign rights, power or authority.
Página 12 - ... that the right to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated...
Página 12 - The laws of the land, with which the inhabitants are familiar, and which were In force on February 26, 1904, will continue in force in the Canal Zone and In other places on the Isthmus over which the United States has jurisdiction until altered or annulled by the said commission...
Página 12 - At the same time the commission should bear in mind, and the people of the islands should be made plainly to understand, that there are certain great principles of government which have been made the basis of our governmental system, which we deem essential to the rule of law and the maintenance of individual freedom...
Página 13 - ... no law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the rights of the people to peaceably assemble and petition the Government for a redress of grievances; that no law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...
Página 27 - Canal and auxiliary works, and all provisions, medicines, clothing, supplies and other things necessary and convenient for the officers, employees, workmen and laborers in the service and employ of the United States and for their families.
Página 88 - ... such canal, have official control and jurisdiction over the Canal Zone and shall perform all duties in connection with the civil government of the Canal Zone, which is to be held, treated, and governed as an adjunct of such Panama Canal. Unless in this Act otherwise provided all existing laws of the Canal Zone referring to the civil governor or the civil administration of the Canal Zone shall be applicable to the governor of the Panama Canal, who shall perform all such executive and administrative...
Página 12 - That no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law; that private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation...
Página 13 - ... that no law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech or of the press or of the rights of the people to peaceably assemble and petition the Government for a redress of grievances...
Página 88 - I hereby declare that all land and land under water within the limits of the Canal Zone are necessary for the construction, maintenance, operation, protection and sanitation of the Panama Canal...

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