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 Singed at Washington, February 8, 1949 (Executive N) ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - 131 pages
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Page 36 - 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 71 - In view of the pressing need for conservation and protection of fishery resources, the Government of the United States regards it as prtoper to establish conservation zones in those areas of the high seas contiguous to the coasts of the United States wherein fishing activities have been or in the future may be developed and maintained on a substantial scale.
Page 34 - 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 24 - 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...
Page 71 - 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 7 - 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 5 - 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 35 - ... 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 14 - XI 1. Each Contracting Government shall pay the expenses of the Commissioners, experts and advisers appointed by it. 2. The Commission shall prepare an annual administrative budget of the proposed necessary administrative expenditures of the Commission and an annual special projects budget of proposed expenditures on special studies and investigations to be undertaken by or on behalf of the Commission pursuant to Article VI or by or on behalf of any Panel pursuant to Article VII. 3. The Commission...
Page 14 - Secretary-General and will take such action as may be necessary to make effective the provisions of such convention.

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