Effective date. And whereas it is stipulated in Article XV of the said Treaty that the Treaty shall go into effect between the high contracting parties thirty days after the deposit of the respective ratifications, and in the order in which they are effected;
Ratification by Argentina, Chile, and Mexico. And whereas the said Treaty has been ratified by the Governments of Argentina, Chile, and Mexico, and the instruments of ratification by those Governments were deposited in the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Worship of the Argentine Republic on October 14, 1935, August 23, 1934, and February 17, 1936, respectively;
Adherence provision. And whereas it is stipulated in Article XVI of the said Treaty that the Treaty shall remain open to the adherence of all states, and that adherence shall be effected by the deposit of the respective instrument of adherence in the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Worship of the Argentine Republic;
Adherence by the United States, with reservation.
And whereas the said Treaty has been definitively adhered to by the United States of America subject to the reservation that “In adhering to this Treaty the United States does not thereby waive any rights it may have under other treaties or conventions or under international law.”, andDeposit of instrument. the instrument of adherence was deposited with the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Worship of the Argentine Republic on August 10, 1934;
Treaty in force in respect of Chile and Argentina. And whereas the said Treaty, pursuant to the aforesaid provision in Article XV, came into force as between Chile and Argentina on November 13, 1935, the thirtieth day after the deposit of the ratification of Argentina, andUnited States of America. the adherence of the United States of America became effective on the same date;
Proclamation. Now, therefore, be it known that I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, have caused the said Treaty to be made public to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States of America and the citizens thereof, subject to the reservation aforesaid.
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 eleventh day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
By the President:
- Cordell Hull
- Secretary of State.
- In addition to the Argentine Republic, Chile, and the United States of America, the treaty is in effect in respect of Bulgaria, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Rumania, and Venezuela, whose respective instruments of adherence were deposited with the Government of the Argentine Republic on Apr. 15, 1935, June 6, 1934, Sept. 20, 1935, Sept. 17, 1934, Aug. 13, 1935, June 10, 1935, and Dec. 27, 1935.
The treaty will, in accordance with art. XV thereof, come into effect with respect to Mexico on Mar. 18, 1936, the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of Mexico’s instrument of ratification with the Government of the Argentine Republic, on Feb. 17. 1936.—Editor.