- the right of a belligerent state to seize and use the property of neutrals for purposes of warfare, subject to payment of full compensation.
Origin of angary
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Historical Examples of angary
Whatever the extent of the right of angary may be, it does not derive from the law of neutrality.
But the right of angary itself is rather a right deriving from the law of war.
This practice is called "angary" or "prestation," and is by most jurists either condemned or regarded with disfavor.International Law
George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker
- international law the right of a belligerent state to use the property of a neutral state or to destroy it if necessary, subject to payment of full compensation to the owners