Trading with the enemy
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For other uses, see Trading with the enemy (disambiguation).
Trading with the enemy is a legal term of English origin that is used with a number of related meanings. It refers to:
- An offence at common law and under statute
- A ground for condemnation of ships in prize proceedings
- A ground for illegality and nullity in contract
The statutory offence is now created by section 1 of the Trading with the Enemy Act 1939.
- McNair, Sir Arnold Duncan. Legal Effects of War. Second Edition. Cambridge University Press. 1944. Chapter 7.
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