The Fisheries Conventions: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, First Session, on the Ratification by the United States Government of the International Convention for the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Signed at Washington February 8, 1949 (Executive N) Convention with Mexico for the Establishment of an International Commission for the Scientific Investigation of Tuna, Signed at Mexico City, January 25, 1949 (Executive K) Convention for the Establishment of an Inter-American Tuna Commission, Signed at Washington, May 31, 1949 (Executive P) July 14, 1949

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Page 34 - President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the. United States of America and the citizens thereof.
Page 32 - Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1937". SEC. 2. When used in thisAct— (a) Convention: The word "Convention" means the Convention between the United States and Canada for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea...
Page 18 - American citizens, with their descendants, are subjects of foreign states, owing allegiance to the governments thereof; and whereas it is necessary to the maintenance of public peace that this claim of foreign allegiance should be promptly and finally disavowed : Therefore any declaration, instruction, opinion, order, or decision of any officer of the United States which denies, restricts, impairs, or questions the right of expatriation, is declared inconsistent with the fundamental principles of...
Page 20 - December 1946, in the English language, the original of which shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the United States of America. The Government of the United States of America shall transmit certified copies thereof to all the other signatory and adhering Governments.
Page 18 - Whereas the right of expatriation is a natural and inherent right of all people, indispensable to the enjoyment of the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and whereas in the recognition of this principle this Government has freely received emigrants from all nations, and invested them with the rights of citizenship...
Page 69 - S. Truman, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the following policy of the United States of America with respect to the natural resources of the subsoil and sea bed of the continental shelf.
Page 5 - In case neither of the high contracting parties should have notified twelve months before the expiration of the said ten years the intention of terminating it, it shall remain binding until the expiration of one year from the day on which either of the high contracting parties shall have denounced it. But if when the date fixed for its expiration arrives either ally is actually engaged in war the alliance shall ipso facto continue until peace is concluded.
Page 3 - Commission shall be made only by a unanimous vote. 9. The Commission shall be entitled to adopt and to amend subsequently, as occasion may require, by-laws or rules for the conduct of its meetings. 10. The Commission shall be entitled to employ necessary personnel for the performance of its functions and duties.
Page 33 - ... and to impose penalties for such violations ; and the witnesses and proofs necessary for such prosecutions, so far as such witnesses or proofs are under the control of the other high contracting party, shall be furnished with all reasonable promptitude to the authorities having jurisdiction to conduct the prosecutions. ARTICLE III The high contracting parties agree to continue under this convention the commission as at present constituted and known as the International Fisheries Commission...
Page 23 - Who, having communicated to each other their full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed as follows: ARTICLE I The Contracting Powers, other than China, agree: (1) To respect the sovereignty, the independence, and...

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