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Fishing Vessel "Red Crusader" (Inquiry)

Volume 655: debated on Monday 12 March 1962

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asked the Lord Privy Seal who represents Great Britain at the international commission of inquiry into the "Red Crusader" incident; who represents each of the other nations involved; and who are the personnel of the Commission.

The Commission of Inquiry consists of Professor Charles de Visscher of Belgium (President), Professor André Gros, Legal Adviser to the Quai d'Orsay and Captain C. Moolenburgh, Inspector-General of Shipping under the Netherlands Government.At the Oral Hearing, Her Majesty's Government are represented by my right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney-General, Mr. Eustace Roskill, Q.C., and Mr. B. Sheen. Mr. F. A. Vallat, C.M.G., Q.C., Legal Adviser to the Foreign Office, is the United Kingdom Agent before the Commission. Counsel will be assisted by representatives of the Admiralty and of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland. The Danish Government are represented by Mr. Otto Borch, Head of a Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Professor Max Soerensen, Professor of International Law and Legal Adviser to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Captain Rossing of the Ministry of Defence, and Mr. Bent Jakobsen, the Danish Agent. No other country is involved in this case.