HC Deb 09 July 1923 vol 166 cc923-4
61. Viscount CURZON

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the position of His Majesty's ships when in American territorial waters in view of the Volstead Prohibition Act?


Owing to the extraterritorial character enjoyed by ships of war, domestic legislation such as the Volstead Prohibition Act does not apply to them.

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