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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 244-APR. 30, 1946 Ante, pp. 149-151. Continuance of designated provisions. Ante, pp. 149-151. Amendment of Constitution. Supplementary legislation. Ante, pp. 149-151. Ante, p. 144 . Quotas. Entry, etc., of U. S . citizens. Currency. agreement unless it contains a provision that it shall not take effect- (a) Unless and until the Congress of the Philippines accepts it by law; and (b) Unless and until the Congress of the Philippines (in the act of acceptance, or separately) has enacted such legislation as may be necessary to make all the provisions of Parts 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Title III take effect as laws of the Philippines, except (during the period prior to the amendment to the Constitution of the Philippines referred to in subsection (b) of section 402) such provisions of section 341 as are in conflict with such constitution. SEC. 402. OBLIGATIONS OF PHILIPPINES. The President of the United States is not authorized by section 401 to enter into such executive agreement unless in the agreement the Government of the Philippines agrees- (a) That the Republic of the Philippines will continue in effect as laws of the Philippines, during the effectiveness of the agreement, the provisions of Parts 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Title III, except (for the period prior to the amendment of the Constitution of the Philippines referred to in subsection (b) of this section) such part of the pro- visions of section 341 as is in conflict with such constitution. (b) That the Government of the Philippines will promptly take such steps as are necessary to secure the amendment of the Constitution of the Philippines so as to permit the taking effect as laws of the Philippines of such part of the provisions of section 341 as is in conflict with such constitution before such amendment. (c) That the Republic of the Philippines will promptly enact, and keep in effect during the effectiveness of the agreement, such legis- lation as may be necessary- (1) to supplement the legislation referred to in secton 401 (b), and to implement the provisions of Parts 2, 3, 4, and 5 of Title III; and (2) to put and keep in effect during the effectiveness of the agreement, the allocation, reallocation, transfer, and assignment of quotas on the basis provided for in Part 2 of Title II. (d) That the United States shall have the right to provide the basis for the allocation of the quotas established under that portion of the agreement which sets forth the provisions of section 403 (c) of this Act, and that, if the United States exercises such right, the Republic of the Philippines will promptly enact, and keep in force during the period for which each such quota is established, such legislation as is necessary to put and keep in effect, on the basis provided by the United States, the allocation of such quotas. (e) That there shall be permitted to enter the Philippines, with- out regard to any numerical limitations under the laws of the Philip- pines, in each of the years of a specified period of years, a specified number of citizens of the United States. The number of years (which shall not be less than five) the number of citizens of the United States (which shall not be less than one thousand) entitled to be so admitted in each year, and the length of time each shall be entitled to remain in the Philippines, shall be stated in the agreement. (f) That the value of Philippine currency in relation to the United States dollar shall not be changed, the convertibility of pesos into dollars shall not be suspended, and no restrictions shall be imposed on the transfer of funds from the Philippines to the United States, except by agreement with the President of the United States. 152 [60 STAT.