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SANITARY AERIAL NAVIGATION CONVENTION, APRIL 12, 1933.
April 12, 1933.

Sanitary Aerial Navigation Convention between the United States of America and other Powers. Concluded at The Hague, April 12, 1933; signed on the part of the United States, with reservations, April 6, 1934; ratification advised by the Senate, with the said reservations, June 5, 1935; ratified by the President, with the said reservations, June 13, 1933; ratification of the United States deposited with the Government of the Netherlands, July 25, 1.935; proclaimed, October 25, 1935.


By the President of the United States of America

A PROCLAMATION

International Sanitary Convention for Aerial Navigation
Preamble.
Whereas an International Sanitary Convention for Aerial Navigation done at The Hague on April 12, 1933, and left open for Signature for one year from that date, was signed by the Plenipotentiary of the United States of America on April 6, 1934, subject to two reservations, and by the respective Plenipotentinrics of certain other countries on various dates between April 12, 1933, and April 12, 1934, the original of which Convention, in the French language, is word for word as follows:

[Translation][1]

International Sanitary Convention for Aerial Navigation.

INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONVENTION FOR AERIAL NAVIGATION

With a view to the regulation of the sanitary control of aerial navigation,

the undersigned plenipotentiaries of the High Contracting Parties, furnished with full powers found in good and due form,

have agreed on the following articles:

Part I

General provisions.General Provisions

article 1

Definitions. For the purposes of this convention the High Contracting Parties adopt the following definitions:

Aircraft. I. The word aircraft includes any machine which can derive support in the atmosphere from the reactions of the air and is intended for aerial navigation.

The present convention applies only to aircraft—

1. of which the place of departure and place of final landing are situated in different territories;

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  1. The original proclamation does not include the translation.