Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 60 Part 1.djvu/182

This page needs to be proofread.


60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 244-APR. 30, 1946 the Philippines has enacted the legislation the enactment of which is, under section 401, a condition precedent to the taking effect of the agreement, he shall so proclaim, and in his proclamation specify the effective date of the agreement. TITLE V-MISCELLANEOUS SEC. 501. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT IN CASE OF DISCRIMINATION. (a) SUSPENSION.- If the President of the United States determines, after consultation with the President of the Philippines, that the Republic of the Philippines or any of its political subdivisions or the Philippine Government is in any manner discriminating against citi- zens of the United States or any form of United States business enter- prise, he shall so proclaim, and thereupon the effectiveness of the agreement, or such part thereof as he may in the proclamation specify as necessary in order adequately to protect the interests of the United States, shall be suspended. (b) TERMINATION OF SUSPENSION. -If the President of the United States, after consultation with the President of the Philippines, deter- mines that the discrimination which was the basis for the suspension under subsection (a) of this section has ceased, he shall so proclaim, and thereupon the suspension effected under subsection (a) shall end. (c) TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT. -If the President of the United States, after consultation with the President of the Philippines, deter- mines that such discrimination has not ceased, after the lapse of a time determined by him to be reasonable, he shall so proclaim and give to the Philippine Government notice of the intention of the United States to terminate the agreement. (d) LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.- (1) IN CASE OF SUSPENSION. -If the effectiveness of the agree- ment is suspended under subsection (a) of this section, the pro- visions of Title II of this Act shall cease to have effect as laws of the United States during the period of the suspension. If the suspension is of the effectiveness of only part of the agreement, then such provisions of Title II as the President may in his procla- mation under subsection (a) specify as necessary adequately to protect the interests of the United States, shall cease to have effect as laws of the United States during the period of this suspension. (2) IN CASE OF TERMINATION. -I f the agreement is terminated under subsection (c) of this section, the provisions of Title II of this Act shall cease to have effect as laws of the United States. SEC. 502. SUSPENSION OF TITLE IL If the President finds that, during the period after July 3, 1946, and before the taking effect of the executive agreement provided for in Title IV, the Government of the Philippines is not putting into effect, or making every effort to put into effect, to the fullest extent possible under its Constitution, the provisions of Title III of this Act, or is not providing for the allocation of quotas on the basis provided in section 211, 212, or 214, respectively, he shall so proclaim. On the day following the date of such proclamation, such provisions of Title II shall be suspended as he may in the proclamation specify as necessary in order adequately to protect the interests of the United States. Such suspension shall continue until the taking effect of the executive agree- ment provided for in Title IV, whereupon the suspension shall termi- nate and the suspended provisions shall again take effect and continue in effect as laws of the United States during the effectiveness of the agreement. 155 Ante, p. 143. Ante, p. 143. Ante, p. 151. Ante. p.148. Ante, pp . 144-146.