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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 244-APR. 30, 1946 Ante, p. 143 . Ante, pp. 143, 148. Ante, p. 141 . Ante, p. 143. (b) TERMINATION BY ErrIER PARTY.- (1) that the agreement may be terminated by either party at any time, upon not less than five years' notice; and (2) that if the President of the United States or the President of the Philippines determines and proclaims that the other country has adopted or applied measures or practices which would oper- ate to nullify or impair any right or obligation provided for in such agreement, then the agreement may be terminated upon not less than six months' notice; and (c) TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION BY THE UNITED STATES.- (1) that if the President of the United States determines that a reasonable time for the making of the amendment to the Con- stitution of the Philippines referred to in section 402 (b) has elapsed, but that such amendment has not been made, he shall so proclaim and the executive agreement shall have no effect after the date of such proclamation; and (2) that if the President of the United States determines and proclaims, after consultation with the President of the Philip- pines, that the Republic of the Philippines or any of its political subdivisions or the Philippine Government is in any manner dis- criminating against citizens of the United States or any form of United States business enterprise, then the United States shall have the right to suspend the effectiveness of the whole or any portion of the agreement; and (3) that if the President of the United States determines and proclaims, after consultation with the President of the Philip- pines, that the discrimination which was the basis for the sus- pension under paragraph (2) of this subsection- (A) has ceased, the suspension effected under paragraph (2) shall end; or (B) has not ceased after the lapse of a time determined by the President of the United States to be reasonable, then the United States shall have the right to terminate the agreement upon not less than six months' notice. SEC. 405. EFFECT OF TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT. Upon the termination of the agreement as provided in section 404, the provisions of Title II shall cease to have effect as laws of the United States. SEC. 406. INTERPRETATION OF AGREEMENT. The President of the United States is not authorized by section 401 to enter into such executive agreement unless it provides that the acceptance of the provisions of Titles II and III is on the under- standing that the definitions, and provisions in the nature of defini- tions, contained in section 2 of Title I, shall apply in the interpretation of the provisions so accepted. SEC. 407. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY TO MAKE AGREEMENT. Whenever the President of the United States determines that a reasonable time for the entering into, acceptance and taking effect, of the executive agreement has elapsed, but that such agreement has not taken effect, he shall so proclaim, and thereupon his authority to enter into such executive agreement shall terminate, and the pro- visions of Title II shall cease to have effect as laws of the United States. SEC. 408. EFFECTIVE DATE OF AGREEMENT. When the President of the United States determines that the executive agreement entered into under section 401 has been accepted by the Congress of the Philippines by law and that the Congress of [60 STAT.