St. Lawrence Seaway: Hearings Before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, First Session, on H.J. Res. 104, Providing for Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation to Construct Part of the St. Lawrence Seaway in United States Territory in the Interest of National Security; Authorizing the Corporation to Consummate Certain Arrangements with the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority of Canada Relative to Construction and Operation of the Seaway; Empowering the Corporation to Finance the United States Share of the Seaway Cost of a Selfliquidating Basis; and for Other Purposes
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953 - 539 pages
Committee Serial No. 83-8. Considers legislation to establish the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp.
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Page 8 - ... continue free and open for the purposes of commerce to the inhabitants and to the ships, vessels, and boats of both countries equally, subject, however, to any laws and regulations of either country, within its own territory, not inconsistent with such privilege of free navigation and applying equally and without discrimination to the inhabitants, ships, vessels, and boats of both countries.
Page 379 - Stikine, ascending and descending, from, to, and into the sea, shall forever remain free and open for the purposes of commerce to the subjects of Her Britannic Majesty and to the citizens of the United States, subject to any laws and regulations of either country within its own territory, not inconsistent with such privilege of free navigation.
Page 9 - Either of the High Contracting Parties may adopt rules and regulations governing the use of such canals within its own territory and may charge tolls for the use thereof, but all such rules and regulations and all tolls charged shall apply alike to the subjects or citizens of the High Contracting Parties and...
Page 22 - ... to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, not more than three of whom shall be members of one political party ; and a majority, of whom shall be a quorum.
Page 274 - It is further agreed that so long as this treaty shall remain in force this same right of navigation shall extend to the waters of Lake Michigan and to all canals connecting boundary waters and now existing or which may hereafter be constructed on either side of the line. Either of the high contracting parties may adopt rules and regulations governing the use of such canals within its own territory and may charge tolls for the use thereof, but all such rules and regulations and all tolls charged...
Page 238 - The navigation of the river St. Lawrence, ascending and descending, from the forty-fifth parallel of north latitude, where it ceases to form the boundary between the two countries, from, to, and into the sea, shall forever remain free and open for the purposes of commerce to the citizens of the United States...
Page 22 - Secretary), who shall be appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall receive compensation at the rate now or hereafter prescribed by law for the heads of executive departments.
Page 28 - Insolvent, or decedents' estates; to determine the character of and the necessity for Its obligations and expenditures, and the manner In which they shall be incurred, allowed, and paid...
Page 6 - If any provision of this Act, or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.
Page 8 - ... and other governmental works for the benefit of commerce and navigation, provided that such works are wholly on its own side of the line and do not materially affect the level or flow of the boundary waters on the other, nor are such provisions intended to interfere with the ordinary use of such waters for domestic and sanitary purposes.