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INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. Agreement between the United States of America and Brazil respecting a naval mission. Signed May 7, 1942; effective May 7, 1942. AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOV- ERNMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL In conformity with the request of the Ambassador of the United States of Brazil in Washington, D.C., to the Secretary of State, the President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority conferred by the act of Congress (44 Stat. 565) of May 19, 1926, entitled "An Act to Authorize the President to Detail Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Army, Navy and Marine Corps to Assist the Gov- ernments of the Latin-American Republics in Military and Naval Matters", as amended by the Act of May 14, 1935 (49 Stat. 218) to include the Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands, has authorized the appointment of officers and enlisted men to constitute a Naval Mission to the United States of Brazil under the conditions speci- fied below: TITLE I Purpose and Duration ART. 1 .-T he purpose of this Mission is to cooperate with the Minister of Marine of Brazil and with the Officers of the Brazilian Navy, with a view to enhancing the efficiency of the Brazilian Navy. ART. 2. -T h is Mission shall CONTRATO ENTRE OS GOVERNOS DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AME- RICA E DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL De conformidade corn o pedido feito pelo Embaixador dos Estados Unidos do Brasil em Washington, D.C., ao Secretario de Estado, o Presidente dos Estados Unidos da Am6rica-usando da faculdade que lhe confere a Lei do Congresso (44 Stat. 565) de 19 de Maio de 1926, denominada "Lei que auto- riza o Presidente a designar ofi- ciais e pessoal subalterno do Ex6r- cito, da Marinha e do Corpo de Infantaria de Marinha dos Estados Unidos da America para colaborar cor os Governos das Repdblicas Latino-Americanas em assuntos militares e navais", alterada pela Lei de 14 de Maio de 1935 (49 Stat. 218) que incluiu o "Com- monwealth" das Ilhas Filipinas- autorizou a nomeagao de oficiais e de pessoal subalterno para cons- tituirem uma Missao Naval nos Estados Unidos do Brasil, sob as condicoes abaixo especificadas: CAPITULO I Fins e Duragdo ART. 1Q-Esta Missao tem por fim cooperar cor o Ministro e Oficiais da Marinha do Brasil, no sentido de aumentar a eficiencia da Marinha de Guerra brasileira. ART. 2Q-Esta Missao tera a continue for a period of four years duragco de quatro anos, a contar May 7, 1942 [E. A. 8. 2471 34U.8.0.i441a.