Panama Canal Treaties: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First [-second] Session, on Executive N.
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Canal Zone
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Page 323 - Our Constitution declares a treaty to be the law of the land. It is consequently to be regarded in courts of justice as equivalent to an act of the legislature whenever it operates of itself without the aid of any legislative provision.
Page 252 - In the event of a conflict between the obligations of the Members of the United Nations under the present Charter and their obligations under any other international agreement, their obligations under the present Charter shall prevail.
Page 585 - II which the United States would possess and exercise if it were the sovereign of the territory within which said lands and waters are located to the entire exclusion of the exercise by the Republic of Panama of any such sovereign rights, power or authority.
Page 583 - ... all right^ title and interest which it now has or may hereafter have, in and to the lands, canal, works, property and rights held by the said companies under said concessions or otherwise, and acquired or to be acquired by the United States from or through the New Panama Canal Company...
Page 208 - States in perpetuity the use, occupation, and control of any other lands and waters outside of the zone above described which may be necessary and convenient for the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation, and protection...
Page 492 - This Treaty shall be subject to ratification in accordance with the constitutional procedures of each Party.
Page 563 - EXCELLENCY: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of Your Excellency's note of today's date, which reads as follows...
Page 563 - A to the Agreement in Implementation of Article III of the Panama Canal Treaty.
Page 501 - DISPUTES In the event that any question should arise between the Parties concerning the interpretation of this Treaty or related agreements, they shall make every effort to resolve the matter through consultation in the appropriate committees established pursuant to this Treaty and related agreements, or, if appropriate, through diplomatic channels. In the event the Parties are unable to resolve a particular matter through such means, they may, in appropriate cases, agree to submit the matter to...