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TREATY - HAITI. March 22, 1902.

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form, have agreed upon the following articles:

ARTICLE I.

Recognition of naturalization by the United States. Citizens of the United States of America who shall have been duly naturalized as citizens of Haiti, and who shall have resided uninterruptedly in Haiti during a period of live years, shall be recognized by the United States as citizens of Haiti.

By Haiti. Reciprocally, citizens of Haiti who shall have been duly naturalized as citizens of the United States of America, and who shall have resided uninterruptedly in the United States during a period of five years, shall be recognized by Haiti as citizens of the United States.

Effect. This article shall apply as well to those already naturalized in either country as those hereafter naturalized.

ARTICLE II.

Renunciation of naturalization. The person who, after having become a naturalized citizen of one of the contracting States, shall return to live in the country of his origin, without intention to return to the country where he has been naturalized, shall be considered as having renounced the nationality obtained through naturalization.

ARTICLE III.

Intent not to return. The intent not to return may be held to exist when the person naturalized in the one country resides more than two years in the other country.

ARTICLE IV.

Offenses committed before emigration. The naturalized citizens of either State who return to their country of origin, will be there liable to prosecution and punishment in conformity to the laws for the crimes or misdemeanors committed be-

forme, sont convenus des articles suivants:

ARTICLE I.

 Les citoyens des Etats-Unis d’Amérique qui se seront dûment naturalisés citoyens d’Haiti et qui, pendant une période de cinq années, auront résidé sans interruption à Haiti, seront reconnus par les Etats-Unis comme citoyens d’Haiti.

 Réciproquement les citoyens d’Haiti qui se seront dûment naturalisés citoyens des Etats—Unis d’Amérique et qui, pendant une période de cinq années, auront résidé sans interruption aux Etats Unis, seront reconnus par Haiti comme citoyens des Etats-Unis.

 Cet article s’appliquera aussi bien aux personnes déjà naturalisées qu’à celles qui pourront l'être à l’avenir.

ARTICLE II.

 Celui qui, après s’être fait naturaliser citoyen de l’un des Etats contractants, reviendra habiter son pays d`origine sans esprit de retour dans celui oû il s’est fait naturaliser, sera considéré comme ayant renoncé à la nationalité obtenue par naturalisation.

ARTICLE III.

 L’intention de ne plus retourner peut etre considérée comme existant, quand la personne naturalisée dans un pays reside plus de deux années dans l’autre.

ARTICLE IV.

 Les citoyens naturalisés de l’un ou de l’autre Etat, qui retourneront dans leur pays d’origine, pourront y être poursuivis et punis conformément aux lois pour les crimes ou délits commis avant