Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/650

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INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES Modifications, etc WHEREAS such modifications of existing duties and other import restrictions and such continuance of existing customs and excise treat- ment as are set forth and provided for in the said Agreement and the four Schedules thereunto annexed are required and appropriate to carry out the said Agreement; Ante, . 152L WHEREAS it is provided in Article XVII of the said Agreement that it shall be proclaimed by the President of the United States of America and shall be ratified by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; WHEREAS it is further provided in the said Article XVII that pend- ing ratification of the Agreement by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands, the provisions of Articles I to XVI, inclusive, shall be applied, reciprocally, by the United States of America and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, on and after February 1, 1936, and that the entire Agreement shall come into force one month after the day on which the Netherlands Government has communicated the ratification by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands to the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United States of America has communicated the proclamation of the President of the United States of America to the Netherlands Government. Proclamation. Now, THEREFORE, be it known that I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority 48 Stat. 943 . conferred by the said Tariff Act of 1930, as amended by the said Act of June 12, 1934, do hereby proclaim the said Agreement, including the said Schedules, to the end that the provisions of Articles I to XVI, inclusive, thereof, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States of America and the citizens thereof on and after February 1, 1936, pending ratification of the Agreement by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands and that the entire Agreement and every part thereof may be so observed and fulfilled one month after the day of the communication of such ratification to the Government of the United States of America and of this my Proclamation to the Nether- Anc,p. 1524 . lands Government, as provided for in Article XVII of the Agreement. 48 Stat. 943. Pursuant to the proviso in Section 350 (a) (2) of the said Tariff Act of 1930, as amended by the said Act of June 12, 1934,I shall from time to time notify the Secretary of the Treasury of the countries with respect to which application of the duties herein proclaimed is to be suspended. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the city of Washington this twenty-eighth day of Decem- ber, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and [SEAL] thirty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: WILBUR J CARR Acting Secretary of State.