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1816 PROCLAMATIONS, 1917. (b)_W'hen the foreign state or nation of which such author or proprietor is a citizen or subject grants, either bg treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United tates the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as to its own citizens, or copgfipght protection siébstalpgally eqiial to the protection scipured to suc oreign authorun ert ct or ytreat ·or when suc forei n state or nation is a party to an intornationalyzigreement which privides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which ailgreement the United States may, at its pleasure, become a party thereto: i WHEREAS it is also rovided by said section that "The existence of the reciprocal conditions aforesaid shall be determined by the President of the United States, by proclamation made from time to time a§1é1§§>11;·1pose; of Act maylrpquirtigz G0 t ere as een receive rom e vernment of Great Britain satisfactory official assurance that the Government of New Zealand has issued an Order in Council, effective December 1, 1916, providing that the existing copyright law of that country, including the provisions as to existing works, shall subject to the provisions of the said law and of the said Order, apply: (a) to literary, dramatic musical and artistic works the authors whereof were at the time of the making of the works citizens of the

 Stgtes of America, in like manner as if the authors had been

1'1l’»1S su jects: (b) in respect of residence in the United States of America in Prlgkedmgnaer as if such residence had been residence in New Zealaind. vi e t at- (I) the term of cop `ght within New Zealand shall not exceed that conferred by the Ev of the United States of America: (II) the enjoyment of the rights conferred by this Order shall be subject to the accomplishment of the conditions and formalities prescribed by the law of the United States of America: _ _ (III) in the apjélication to existing works of the provisions of Section 32 of the opyright Act, 1913, the commencement of this Order shall be substituted for the lst July, 1913, in paragraph (b) of subsection (I). N§,$’§*§jj;?,°j;‘{§,{}§c$§ Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States to mecmgacai musical of America, do declare and proclaim that one of the alternative con- "VTEZE, ditions specified in sections 1 (e) and 8 (b) of the Act of March 4, 1909, pow egists and is fulfilled and sim? Ilgecegxlxr 1, 1913, gas bee; e in res act to t 16 citizens 0 ew e an , an t at suc citizens are entiitled to all the benefits of section 1 (e) of the said Act, including "copyr1ght controlling the parts of mstruments serving to reproduce mechamcally the musical work" in the case of all musical compositions by composers of New Zealand which have been (published sliizce ig->c4=_i}mbprd1ét1sg16, and have been duly registere for co in e n1 e a es. £§1'%ESTll\¢i0NY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and cailgsgdvpihe seéall oghe IJLm%_ed Eplates tohlie aflixgda f F b 1 at e °tyo as` nfsnint ayo eruaryin the year of our Lordtlime thousand mne hundred and [SEAL.] seventeen and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and {ow-first. ` B h P d oonnow Wmsox. y the resident: ‘ Rosnar LANSING Secretary of State.