Exportation of Opium: Hearings Before a Subcommittee...on H.R. 14500. Washington, 1921

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Page 166 - An Act to prohibit the importation and use of opium for other than medicinal purposes.
Page 165 - Jurisdiction may, notwithstanding any enactment prescribing the time within which such proceedings may be brought, be brought either within...
Page 85 - Furthermore, they agree that ratification of the present Treaty should in the case of Powers which have not yet ratified the Opium Convention be deemed in all respects equivalent to the ratification of that Convention...
Page 165 - Secretary of State to justify a prosecution for the offence comes to his knowledge, whichever is the longer, and, for the purposes of this sub-section, a certificate purporting to be signed by the...
Page 164 - Parliament forthwith, and, if an address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent...
Page 165 - The Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Commerce...
Page 76 - ... of merchandise, shall be subject to be dealt with by the Chinese government, without being entitled to any countenance or protection from that of the United States ; and the United States will take measures to prevent their flag from being abused by the subjects of other nations, as a cover for the violation of the laws of the empire.
Page 5 - That hereafter it shall be unlawful for any person subject to the Jurisdiction of the United States to export or cause to be exported from the United States, or from territory under its control or jurisdiction, or from countries in which the United States exercises extraterritorial jurisdiction, any opium or cocaine, or any salt, derivative, or preparation of opium or cocaine, to any other country...
Page 166 - ... or by imprisonment for any time not exceeding two years, or both. Whenever, on trial for a violation of this section, the defendant is shown to have, or to have had, possession of such opium or preparation or derivative thereof, such possession shall be deemed sufficient evidence to authorize conviction unless the defendant shall explain the possession to the satisfaction...
Page 166 - The Secretary of State shall request all foreign Governments to communicate through the diplomatic channels copies of the laws and regulations promulgated in their respective countries which prohibit or regulate the importation and shipment in transit of any narcotic drug and, when received, advise the board thereof.

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