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CONVOY, mar. law. A naval force under the command of an officer appointed by government, for the protection of merchant ships and others, during the whole voyage, or such part of it as is known to require such protection. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 9, s. 5 Park. Ins. 388.
     2. Warranties are sometimes inserted in policies of insurance that the ship shall sail with convoy. To comply with this warranty, five things are essential; first, the ship must sail with the regular convoy appointed by the government; secondly, she must sail from the place of rendezvous appointed by government; thirdly, the convoy must be for the Voyage; fourthly, the ship insured must have sailing instructions; fifthly, she must depart and continue with the convoy till the end of the voyage, unless separated by necessity. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 9, s. 5.

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The supply of humanitarian aid to the Syrian town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta by a UN-Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy was almost jeopardized by the two-hour talks between the convoy members and head of the local military and political councils, the sources said.
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Minister for Veterans and Seniors Chris Bourke was delighted to today welcome the Lightning Bolt Convoy to Canberra, which has travelled all the way from Brisbane raising awareness about post traumatic stress disorder.
A failure to abide by the rule of convoy movement seems to have emboldened the terrorists who managed to kill two jawans.
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A medical convoy organised by the Al-Dostour Party in Daqahleya in Al-Foursat village
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The ingenuity and means that Soldiers used to protect and secure convoys in Vietnam are a part of military police history that can provide lessons for military police today.
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