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56 STAT.] CANADA-MILITARY SERVICE r6 1942 1481 7. The Canadian Government assumes that the words "active service in the armed forces of the co-belligerent country" in paragraph four of your Note mean, so far as Canada is concerned, full time duty in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada. 8. The Canadian Government understands that nothing in this exchange of notes will be construed as imposing any obligation on the Canadian Government to return to the United States Canadian na- tionals who may be deemed to be draft delinquents under United States law. 9. In order that non-declarant Canadian nationals in the United States may be informed of the conditions of service in the Naval, Military and Air Forces of Canada, National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa will give the Selective Service System of the United States copies of a pamphlet setting forth the conditions of service, on the understanding that the Selective Service System will make the pam- phlets available to non-declarant Canadian nationals who are called up for induction into the Armed Forces of the United States. 10. The Canadian Government trusts that Canadian nationals who are permanent residents of the United States and who elect for service in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada and are accepted by one of those Forces will be permitted to return to the United States at any time within six months after the termination of their service with the Canadian Forces. I have the honour to be, with the highest consideration, Sir, Your most obedient, humble servant, H H WRONG For the Minister. The Honourable SUMNER WELLES, Acting Secretary of State of the United States, Washington, D. C . The Acting Secretary of State to the CanadianCharge d'Affaires ad interim DEPARTMENT OF STATE WASHINGTON April 8, 1942 SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note no. 222 of April 6, 1942, referring to my note of March 30 concerning the application of the United States Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, to Canadian nationals residing in the United States and stating that the Canadian Government is prepared to cooperate with the Government of the United States by participating in the regime outlined in my note of March 30, on the understanding that full reciprocity on all points contained therein will be accorded by the Government of the-United States. 65714°-43 -PT. II-25