Proceedings of the United States-Mexican Commission Convened in Mexico City, May 14, 1923

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925 - 63 pages

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Page 51 - Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers found to be in due and proper form, have agreed upon the following Articles : ARTICLE I. All claims (except those arising from acts incident to the recent revolutions) against Mexico of citizens of the United States, whether corporations, companies, associations, partnerships or individuals...
Page 59 - VIII The High Contracting Parties agree to consider the decision of the Commission as final and conclusive upon each claim decided, and to give full effect to such decisions. They further agree to consider the result of the proceedings of the Commission as a full, perfect and final settlement of every such claim upon either Government, for loss or damage sustained prior to the exchange of the ratifications of the present Convention (except as to claims arising from revolutionary disturbances and...
Page 52 - Convention in naming such third member, then he shall be designated by the President of the Permanent Administrative Council of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague described in Article XLIX of the Convention for the pacific settlement of international disputes concluded at The Hague on October 18, 1907.
Page 54 - Convention; and further engage that every such claim, whether or not the same may have been presented to the notice of, made, preferred, or laid before the said commission, shall, from and after the conclusion of the proceedings of the said commission, be considered and treated as finally settled, barred, and thenceforth inadmissible.
Page 59 - When decisions shall have been made by the commissioners and the arbiter in every case which shall have been laid before them, the total amount awarded in all the cases decided in favor of the citizens of the one party shall be deducted from the total amount awarded to the citizens of the other party...
Page 55 - The present Convention shall be ratified by the High Contracting Parties in accordance with their respective Constitutions.
Page 60 - This convention shall be ratified by the high contracting parties in accordance with their respective laws, and the ratifications thereof shall be exchanged at Washington as soon as possible.
Page 59 - Washington, in gold or its equivalent, within twelve months from the close of the commission, to the government in favor of whose citizens the greater amount may have been awarded, without interest or any other deduction than that specified in Article VI.
Page 52 - The claims which the Commission shall examine and decide are those which arose during the revolutions and disturbed conditions which existed in Mexico covering the period from November 20, 1910, to May 31, 1920, inclusive, and were due to any act by the following forces : (1) By forces of a Government de jure or de facto.
Page 46 - ... will continue in the future to grant, as in the past, to owners of the surface or persons entitled to exercise their preferential rights to the oil, who have not performed prior to the Constitution of 1917 any positive act such as mentioned above, or manifested an Intention as above specified, a preferential right to the oil and permits to obtain the oil to the exclusion of any third party who has no title to the land or subsoil...

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