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TREATY—LIADAGASCAR. MAY 13, 1881. 957 coal. And should any of such coal be sold in Mad be paid on the quantity so sold. agascma duty must ARTICLE V. 1. The contracting parties may appoint consular officers of any or of Consular omcem. all grades to reside in the dominions of the other, and such consular officers shall be granted all the rights and privileges granted to functionaries of like grades of the most favored nations, as witnesses of mi0$ $lg:;;3isting between the two nations, and to regulate 2. The President of the United States of America may send a diplo- Diplomatic ommstic officer of any grade to reside in Mada.g_a.scar who shall enjoy the "°”- rights and privileges provided by international law for his gmdq. 3. The Queen of Madagascar shall have the like privilege of sending ss diplomatic officer of any grade to the United States of America, and • he shall enjoy there likewise all the rights and privileges of his gmdc established by international law. Anmcm VI. _ 1. Citizens and protegés of the United States of America, who enter I·¤W¤ ¤f *¤¤i¤ Msulagasear, and subjects of Her Majesty the Queen of Madagascar, "‘“d °°““”"°°· while sojourning in the United States of America, are subject to the ‘ laws of trade and commerce in the respective countries. - 2. In regard to civil rights, whether of person or property, of citizens Civil rights. and protegés of the United States of America, where disputes or differences shall arise between them, or in cases of criminal offenses r=0m— mitted by them upon each other, they shall be under the exclusive gmk and criminal jurisdiction of their own consuls, duly invested with e necessary powers. - 3. Neither shall the Malagasy authorities interfere in diferences or DiB`erenc0s and

 disputes between United States citizens and protegés and the citizens d¤¤1>¤*>¤¤-

or subjects of any third power in Madagascar. » 4. But the Mulagasy police may, whenever a. United States citizen or Amiqutbmrime, protege shall be discovered in the act of committing a crime against °*°- any person, of whatever nationality, or breach of the peace in any mauner, whether by making unlawful disturbance in the streets and public places, or in any manner breaking the published laws of Madagascar, arrest such offender without process and take him :· mediately before the proper United States consular ohicer, who will take such action in the ease as the circumstances, the laws of the two ccuntriesyand the stipulations of this treaty require. · 5.. The Malagnsy Government will supply to each United States con- L¤W¤» §¤¤¤‘¤¢¤. sular officer residing in Madagascar, within six months after the ex- :1?°·· “f°°*"’g f°" change of the ratiicstion of this treaty, one or more printed copies of gm " all laws, decrees, or customs having the force of law which affect in any way, directly or indirectly, foreigners scjourning in Madagascar, in their rights 8.H(1.])I'lVil€g€S, cither of person or property, for the information of United States citizens sqiourning in Madagascar. 6. And in like manner, whenever any change shall be made in such Clumgesinlaws, laws or decrees, or new ones be promulgated, touching the interests of ggjxkgggfogmf such persons, a. like printed copy of the same shall be furnished to each om ’ said United States consular officers, at least one month before such change, or new law, or decree shall take efect; and when any such change, or new law, or decree, touches 01- changes the regulations of the custom-house, or duties to be paid, or the laws in regard to exports and imports, the said copies of such new laws and decrees shall be so furnisbed at least six months before taking efect against United States citizens. * 7. All disputes und differences arising between citizens and protegés Di¤P¤*¢¢¥;¤dd**· 0f the United States of America and subjects of Madagascar, and all f°“’“°“ °"°°°