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1693. ARTICLE V.

The present convention shall enter into execution immediately after he exchange of ratifications, and shall remain in force for ten years. [f, at the expiration of that period, neither of the contracting parties shall have given notice six months in advance of its intention to terminate the same, it shall continue in force until the end of twelve months after one of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.

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Citizens of the United States of America who have become, or shall become, and are naturalized, according to law, within the Kingdom of Denmark, as Danish subjects shall be held by the United States of America to be in all respects and for all purposes Danish subjects, and shall be treated as such by the United States of America.

In like manner Danish subjects who have become, or shall become, and are naturalized, according to law, within the United States of America as citizens thereof, shall be held by the Kingdom of Denmark to be in all respects and for all purposes as citizens of the United States of America, and shall be treated as such by the Kingdom of Denmark.

1695. ARTICLE II.

If any such citizen of the United States, as aforesaid, naturalized within the Kingdom of Denmark as a Danish subject, should renew his residence in the United States, the United States Government may, on his application, and on such conditions as that Government may see fit to impose, reaāmit him to the character and privileges of a citizen of the United States, and the Danish Government shall not, in that case, claim him as a Danish subject on account of his former naturalization.

In like manner, if any such Danish subject, as aforesaid, naturalized within the United States as a citizen thereof, should renew his residence

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within the Kingdom of Denmark, his Majesty's Government may, his application, and on such conditions as that Government may thick fit to impose, readmit him to the character and privileges of a Dar subject, and the United States Government shall not, in that cax, claim him as a citizen of the United States on account of his forum , naturalization.

1696. ARTICLE III.

If, however, a citizen of the United States naturalized in Denmark shall renew his residence in the former country without the intent so return to that in which he was naturalized, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization.

In like manner, if a Dane naturalized in the United States shall reper his residence in Denmark without the intent to return to the former country, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization in the United States.

The intent not to return may be held to exist when a person naturalized in the one country shall reside more than two years in the otber country.

1697. ARTICLE IV.

The present convention shall go into effect immediately on or after the exchange of the ratifications, and shall continue in force for ten years. If neither party shall have given to the other six month's previous notice of its intention then to terminate the same it shall further remain in force until the end of twelve months after either of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.

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Each of the two republics shall recognize as naturalized citizens of the other those persons who shall have been therein duly naturalized, after having resided uninterruptedly in their adopted country as long as may be required by its constitution or laws.

This article shall apply as well to those already naturalized in the ountries of either of the contracting parties as to those who may be iereafter naturalized.

1699. ARTICLE II.

If a naturalized citizen of either country shall renew his residence in chat where he was born, without an intention of returning to that where he was naturalized, he shall be held to have reassumed the obligations of his original citizenship, and to have renounced that which he had obtained by naturalization.

1700. ARTICLE III.

A residence of more than two years in the native country of a naturalized citizen shall be construed as an intention on his part to stay there without returning to that where he was naturalized. This presumption, however, may be rebutted by evidence to the contrary.

1701. ARTICLE IV.

Naturalized citizens of either country, on returning to that where they were born, shall be subject to trial and punishment according to the laws, for offenses committed before their immigration, saving always the limitations established by law.

1702. ARTICLE V.

A declaration of intention to become a citizen shall not have the effect of naturalization.

1703. ARTICLE VI.

The present convention shall go into effect immediately on the exchange of ratifications, and it shall remain in full force for ten years. If neither of the contracting parties shall give notice to the other six months previously of its intention to terminate the same, it shall further remain in force until twelve months after either of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.

GERMANY.

[See also BADEN, BAVARIA, HESSE DARMSTADT, WÜRTTEMBERG.]

NORTH GERMAN UNION.

Convention concluded February 22, 1868.

1704. ARTICLE I.

Citizens of the North German Confederation who become naturalized citizens of the United States of America, and shall have resided uninterruptedly within the United States five years, shall be held by the North German Confederation to be American citizens, and shall be treated as such.

Reciprocally, citizens of the United States of America who become naturalized citizens of the North German Confederation, and shall have resided uninterruptedly within North Germany five years, shall be held by the United States to be North German citizens, and shall be treated as such. The declaration of an intention to become a citizen of one or the other country has not for either party the effect of naturalization.

1705. ARTICLE II.

A naturalized citizen of the one party on return to the territory of the other party remains liable to trial and punishment for an action punishable by the laws of his original country and committed before his emigration; saving always the limitation established by the laws of his original country.

1706. ARTICLE III.

The convention for the mutual delivery of criminals, fugitives from justice, in certain cases, concluded between the United States on the one part, and Prussia and other States of Germany on the other part, the sixteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, is hereby extended to all the States of the North German Confederation.

1707. ARTICLE IV.

If a German naturalized in America renews his residence in North Germany, without the intent to return to America, he shall be held to have renounced his naturalization in the United States. Reciprocally, if an American naturalized in North Germany renews his residence in the United States, without the intent to return to North Germany, he

hall be held to have renounced his naturalization in North Germany. Che intent not to return may be held to exist when the person naturalzed in the one country resides more than two years in the other country.

1708. ARTICLE V.

The present convention shall go into effect immediately on the exchange of ratifications, and shall continue in force for ten years. If neither party shall have given to the other six months' previous notice of its intention then to terminate the same, it shall further remain in force until the end of twelve months after either of the contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of such intention.

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Citizens of the United States of America who have become, or shall become, and are, naturalized, according to law, within the British dominions as British subjects, shall, subject to the provisions of Article II, be held by the United States to be in all respects and for all purposes British subjects, and shall be treated as such by the United States.

Reciprocally, British subjects who have become, or shall become, and are, naturalized, according to law, within the United States of America as citizens thereof, shall, subject to the provisions of Article II, be held by Great Britain to be in all respects and for all purposes citizens of the United States, and shall be treated as such by Great Britain.

1710. ARTICLE II.

Such citizens of the United States as aforesaid, who have become and are naturalized within the dominions of Her Britannic Majesty as subjects, shall be at liberty to renounce their naturalization and to resume their nationality as citizens of the United States, provided that such renunciation be publicly declared within two years after the exchange of the ratification of the present convention.

Such British subjects as aforesaid, who have become and are naturalized as citizens within the United States, shall be at liberty to renounce

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