Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/958

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1844 July 30, 1937 [No. 2245] Regulations relating to migratory birds and certain game mammals. Preamble. 40 Stat. 755; 49 Stat. 1555. 16 U. . C. iC704, 705; Supp. II, § 704, 785. Terms of Conven- tion with Great Britain. 39 Stat. 1702. Convention w it h United Mexican States. Regulations adopt- ed by Secretary of Agriculture. PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 12" day of July in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-second. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President, CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. REGULATIONS RELATING TO MIGRATORY BIRDS AND CERTAIN GAME MAMMALS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the Acting Secretary of Agriculture, pursuant to sections 3 and 4 of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (40 Stat. 755), as amended June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1555), has adopted and submitted to me regulations which he has determined to be suitable regulations per- mitting and governing (1) hunting, taking, capture, killing, possession, sale, purchase, shipment, transportation, carriage, exportation and importation of migratory birds and parts, nests, and eggs thereof, included in the terms of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds concluded August sixteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen and the Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the pro- tection of migratory birds and game mammals concluded February seventh, nineteen hundred and thirty-six, and (2) exportation and importation to and from Mexico of game mammals, parts and products thereof, included in the aforesaid Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States, which said regulations are as follows: REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE PUR- SUANT TO THE MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT Pursuant to the authority and direction contained in sections 3 and 4 of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July 3, 1918 (40 Stat. 755), as amended by the Act of June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1555), I, M. L . Wilson Acting Secretary of Agriculture, having due regard to the zones of temperature and to the distribution, abundance, economic value, breeding habits and times and lines of migratory flight of migratory birds included in the terms of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds, con- cluded August sixteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and the Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the protection of migratory birds and game mammals concluded February seventh, nineteen hundred and thirty-six, and having due regard to the laws of the United Mexican States relating to the exportation and importation of game mammals, and parts and prod- ucts thereof, included in the terms of the said Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States and to the laws of the States and Territories and of the District of Columbia from and into which such mammals, parts and products thereof, may be proposed to be exported or imported, and to the laws of the United States forbidding