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PROCLAMATIONS-JULY 2, 14, 1942 IN WITNESS 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 2nd day of July, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-sixth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State AMENDMENTS OF REGULATIONS RELATING TO MIGRATORY BIRDS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the Secretary of the Interior, under authority and direction of and in compliance with section 3 of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July 3, 1918 (40 Stat. 755), as amended by the act of June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1555), the administration of which act was transferred to the said Secretary on July 1, 1939 by Reorganization Plan No. II (53 Stat. 1431), has adopted and submitted to me the following amendments, which he has determined to be suitable amendments of certain of the regulations approved by Proclamation No. 2345 of August 11, 1939, as last amended by Proclamation No. 2518 of October 16, 1941, permitting and governing the hunting, taking, capture, killing, possession, sale, purchase, shipment, trans- portation, carriage, exportation, and importation of migratory birds and parts, nests, and eggs thereof, included in the terms of the Con- vention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds concluded August 16, 1916, and the Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the protection of migratory birds and game mammals concluded Feb- ruary 7, 1936: AMENDMENTS OF MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR Under authority and direction of section 3 of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July 3, 1918 (40 Stat. 755), as amended by the act of June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1555), the administration of which act was transferred to the Secretary of the Interior on July 1, 1939, by Reor- ganization Plan No. II (53 Stat. 1431), I, Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, having due regard to the zones of temperature and to the distribution, abundance, economic value, breeding habits, and times and lines of migratory flight of migratory birds included in the terms of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds, concluded August 16, 1916, and the Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the protection of migratory birds and game mammals, con- cluded February 7, 1936, have determined when, to what extent, and by what means it is compatible with the terms of said conventions and act to allow the hunting, taking, capture, killing, possession, sale, purchase, shipment, transportation, carriage, exportation, and impor- tation of such birds and parts thereof and their nests and eggs, and, in accordance with such determinations, do hereby amend, as specified, July 14, 1942 [No. 2502] 16 U.S . C. 1704. 5 U. S. a..* 133t note. 54 Stat. 2615; 65 Stat. 1692. 16U.S.C.|704 note; Supp. I, 1 704 note. 39 Stat. 1702. 60 Stat. 1311 . 16U.. o.. 704. 5 U.. .. 133t note. 39 Stat. 1702. 50 Stat. 1311. 1965 56 STAT. ]