Regulation of Whaling: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, First Session on S. 2080, a Bill to Authorize the Regulation of Whaling and to Give Effect to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling Signed at Washington Under Date of December 2, 1946, by the United States of America and Certain Other Governments, and for Other Purposes, July 20, 1949

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - Fisheries - 58 pages
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Considers legislation to authorize regulation of whaling and to authorize U.S. membership in the International Whaling Commission.

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Page 5 - States, and the United States commissioners, may, within their respective jurisdictions, upon proper oath or affirmation showing probable cause, issue warrants in all such cases. All birds or parts, nests, or eggs thereof, captured, killed, taken, shipped, transported, carried, or possessed contrary to the provisions of this act...
Page 6 - The committee shall have the power, without regard to the civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1923...
Page 55 - If any provision of this Act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and the applicability of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Page 12 - Convention shall enter into force on the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or adherence.
Page 14 - The taking of whales for delivery to a factory ship shall be so regulated or restricted by the master or person in charge of the factory ship that no whale carcass (except of a whale used as a fender...
Page 8 - Northern Pacific Halibut Act carries into effect the convention betweeen the United States and Canada for the preservation of the halibut fishery of the northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea and the regulations of the International Fisheries Commission promulgated thereunder.
Page 5 - Any officer, employee, or other person authorized to enforce the provisions of this Act shall have power to execute any warrant or process issued by an officer or court of competent jurisdiction for the enforcement of the provisions of this Act; and shall have power with a search warrant to search any person, vessel, or place at any time.
Page 10 - The Contracting Governments agree to establish an International Whaling Commission, hereinafter referred to as the Commission, to be composed of one member from each Contracting Government. Each member shall have one vote and may be accompanied by one or more experts and advisers.
Page 21 - Jr., its deep appreciation for the admirable manner in which he has guided the Conference; 3. To express to the Officers and Staff of the Secretariat its appreciation for their untiring services and diligent efforts in contributing to the attainment of the objectives of the Conference.
Page 11 - ... take all appropriate measures to ensure the application of the provisions of this Convention to women in rural areas.

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