(Mar. 24, 1934, ch. 84, § 10,48 Stat. 463; Aug. 7, 1939, ch. 502, § 3,53 Stat. 1230.)
References in Text
This Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Mar. 24, 1934, ch. 84, 48 Stat. 456
, as amended, which enacted sections
of this title, and section
, Territories and Insular Possessions, amended sections
, and enacted a provision set out as a note under section
of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
Provisions similar to those contained in subsec. (a) of this section were contained in the first par. of section 10 of act Jan. 17, 1933, ch. 11, 47 Stat. 768
1939—Subsec. (c). Act Aug. 7, 1939, added subsec. (c).
Effective Date of 1939 Amendment
Section 7 of act Aug. 7, 1939, provided that act Aug. 7, 1939, should become effective on Jan. 1, 1940, if certain conditions were fulfilled. The conditions were fulfilled and section became effective on said date.
Independence Date Advanced
Section 3 of act June 29, 1944, ch. 322, 58 Stat. 626
, provided in part that date of independence could be advanced prior to July 4, 1946, but it was not done.
Proc. No. 2695. Philippine Independence
Proc. No. 2695, July 4, 1946, 11
, 60 Stat. 1352
The United States of America hereby withdraws and surrenders all rights of possession, supervision, jurisdiction, control, or sovereignty now existing and exercised by the United States of America in and over the territory and people of the Philippines; and,
On behalf of the United States of America, I do hereby recognize the independence of the Philippines as a separate and self-governing nation and acknowledge the authority and control over the same of the government instituted by the people thereof, under the constitution now in force.