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ARTICLE 9. Aircraft of either of the Parties to this arrangement may carry wireless apparatus in the territory of the other Party only if a license to install and work such apparatus shall have been issued by the competent authorities of the Party in whose territory the aircraft is registered. The use of such apparatus shall be in accordance with the regulations on the subject issued by the competent authorities of the territory within whose air space the aircraft is navigating.

Such apparatus shall be used only by such members of the crew as are provided with a special license for the purpose issued by the Government of the territory in which the aircraft is registered.

The Parties to this arrangement reserve respectively the right, for reasons of safety, to issue regulations relative to the obligatory equipment of aircraft with wireless apparatus.

ARTICLE 10. No arms of war, explosives of war, or munitions of war shall be carried by aircraft of either Party above the territory of the other Party or by the crew or passengers, except by permission of the competent authorities of the territory within whose air space the aircraft is navigating

ARTICLE 11.

Upon the departure or landing of any aircraft each Party may within its own territory and through its competent authorities search the aircraft of the other party and examine the certificates and other documents prescribed.

ARTICLE 12.

Aerodromes open to public air traffic in the territory of one of the Parties to this arrangement shall in so far as they are under the control of the Party in whose territory they are situated be open to all aircraft of the other Party, which shall also be entitled to the assistance of the meteorological services, the wireless services, the lighting services and the day and night signalling services, in so far as the several classes of services are under the control of the Party in whose territory they respectively are rendered. Any scale of charges made, namely, landing, accommodation, or other charge, with respect to the aircraft of each Party in the territory of the other Party, shall in so far as such charges are under the control of the Party in whose territory they are made be the same for the aircraft of both parties.

ARTICLE 13.

All aircraft entering or leaving the territory of either of the Parties to this arrangement shall land at or depart from an aerodrome open to public air traffic and classed as a customs aerodrome at which facilities exist for enforcement of immigration regulations and clearance of aircraft, and no intermediary landing shall be effected between the frontier and the aerodrome. In special cases the competent authorities may allow aircraft to land at or depart from other aerodromes, at which customs, immigration and clearance facilities have been arranged. The prohibition of any intermediary landing applies also in such cases.

In the event of a forced landing outside the aerodromes, referred to in the first paragraph of this article, the pilot of the aircraft, its crew and the passengers shall conform to the customs and immigration regulations in force in the territory in which the landing has been made.

Aircraft of each Party to this arrangement are accorded the right to enter the territory of the other Party subject to compliance with quarantine regulations in force therein.

The Parties to this arrangement shall exchange lists of the aerodromes in their territories designated by them as ports of entry and departure.

ARTICLE 14.

Each of the Parties to this arrangement reserves the right to require that all aircraft crossing the frontiers of its territory shall do so between certain points. Subject to the notification of any such requirements by one Party to the other Party, and to the right to prohibit air traffic over certain areas as stipulated in Article 6, the frontiers of the territories of the Parties to this arrangement may be crossed at any point.

ARTICLE 15. As ballast, only fine sand or water may be dropped from an aircraft.

ARTICLE 16. No article or substance, other than ballast, may be unloaded or otherwise discharged in the course of flight unless special permission for such purpose shall have been given by the authorities of the territory in which such unloading or discharge takes place.

ARTICLE 17. Whenever questions of nationality arise in carrying out the present arrangement, it is agreed that every aircraft shall be deemed to possess the nationality of the Party in whose territory it is duly registered

ARTICLE 18.
The Parties to this arrangement shall communicate to each other
the regulations relative to air traffic in force in their respective
territories.

ARTICLE 19.
The present arrangement shall be subject to termination by either
Party upon sixty days notice given to the other Party or by the
enactment by either Party of legislation inconsistent therewith.”

It is further agreed that the arrangement will be operative as
from the date of this note.
I have the honour to be, Sir,
Your obedient servant,

J. B. M. HERTZOG.

Minister of External Affairs.
The Envoy EXTRAORDINARY AND
MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY
OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Pretoria,
(No. 54]

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March 17, 1933. September 20, 1933.

Arrangement between the United States of America and the Union of

South Africa governing pilot licenses to operate civil aircraft. Effected by exchange of notes, signed March 17 and September 20, 1933. Effective September 20, 1933.

The American Minister (Totten) to the Minister of External Affairs

of the Union of South Africa (Hertzog)

No. 167.
LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Pretoria, March 17, 1933.
SIR:

I have the honor to communicate the text of the arrangement Union of South Africa between the United States of America and the Union of South governing pilot licenses

to operate civil aircraft. Africa providing for the issuance by each country of licenses to nationals of the other country authorizing them to pilot civil aircraft, as understood by me to have been agreed to in the negotistions which have just been concluded between the Legation and your Ministry, as evidenced by your note of March 13, 1933 1 (File No. P.M. 66/1/1).

ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE

UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE BY EACH
COUNTRY OF LICENSES TO NATIONALS OF THE OTHER COUNTRY
AUTHORIZING THEM TO Pilot CIVIL AIRCRAFT

ARTICLE 1 The present arrangement between the United States of America and the Union of South Africa relates to the issuance by each country of licenses to nationals of the other country for the piloting of civil aircraft. The term “civil aircraft” shall be understood to mean aircraft used for private, industrial, commercial or transport purposes.

ARTICLE 2 (a) The Department of Defence of the Union of South Africa will issue pilots' licenses to American nationals upon a showing that they are qualified under the regulations of that Department covering the licensing of pilots.

(6) The Department of Commerce of the United States of America will issue pilots' licenses to nationals of the Union of South Africa upon a showing that they are qualified under the regulations of that Department covering the licensing of pilots.

ARTICLE 3 (a) Pilots' licenses issued by the Department of Commerce of the United States of America to nationals of the Union of South Africa shall entitle them to the same privileges as are granted by pilots' licenses issued to American nationals.

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(6) Pilots' licenses issued by the Department of Defence of the Union of South Africa to American nationals shall entitle them to the same privileges as are granted by pilots' licenses issued to nationals of the Union of South Africa.

ARTICLE 4

Pilots' licenses issued to nationals of the one country by the competent authority of the other country shall not be construed to accord to the licensees the right to register aircraft in such other country.

ARTICLE 5 Pilots' licenses issued to nationals of the one country by the competent authority of the other country shall not be construed to accord to the licensees the right to operate aircraft in air commerce wholly within territory of such other country reserved to national aircraft, unless the aircraft have been registered under the laws of the country issuing the pilots' licenses.

ARTICLE 6 (a) Nationals of the Union of South Africa shall while holding valid pilot licenses issued by the Department of Defence of the Union of South Africa be permitted to operate in Continental United States of America, exclusive of Alaska, for non-industrial or non-commercial purposes for a period not exceeding six months from the time of entering that country, any civil aircraft registered by the Department of Defence of the Union of South Africa, and/or any civil aircraft registered by the United States Department of Commerce. The period of validity of the licenses first mentioned in this paragraph shall, for the purpose of this paragraph, include any renewal of the license by the pilot's own Government made after the pilot has entered Continental United States of America. No person to whom this paragraph applies shall be allowed to operate civil aircraft in Continental United States of America, exclusive of Alaska, for non-industrial or non-commercial purposes for a period of more than six months from the time of entering that country, unless he shall, prior to the expiration of such period, have obtained a pilot license from the United States Department of Commerce in the manner provided for in this arrangement.

(6) American nationals shall while holding valid pilot licenses issued by the United States Department of Commerce be permitted to operate in the Union of South Africa for non-industrial or noncommercial purposes for a period not exceeding six months from the time of entering that country, any civil aircraft registered by the United States Department of Commerce, and/or any civil aircraft registered by the Department of Defence of the Union of South Africa. The period of validity of the licenses first mentioned in this paragraph shall, for the purpose of this paragraph, include any renewal of the license by the pilot's own Government made after the pilot has entered the Union of South Africa. No person to whom this paragraph applies shall be allowed to operate civil aircraft in the Union of South Africa for non-industrial or non-commercial purposes for a period of more than six months from the time of entering that country, unless he shall, prior to the expiration of such period, have obtained a pilot's license from the Department of Defence of the Union of South Africa in the manner provided for in this arrangement.

(c) The conditions under which pilots of the nationality of either country may operate aircraft of their country in the other country, as provided for in this article, shall be as stipulated in the air navigation arrangement in force between the parties to this arrangement for the issuance of pilot licenses; and the conditions under which pilots of the nationality of either country may operate aircraft of the other country, as provided for in this article, shall be in accordance with the requirements of such other country.

ARTICLE 7
The present arrangement shall be subject to termination by either
Party upon sixty days' notice given to the other Party or by the
enactment by either Party of legislation inconsistent therewith.

If you inform me that it is the understanding of your Government
that the arrangement agreed upon is as herein set forth, the arrange-
ment will be considered to be operative from the date of the receipt
of your note so advising me.
I have the honor to be, Sir,
Your obedient servant,

RALPH J. TOTTEN,
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni-

potentiary of the United States of America.
THE HONORABLE
J. B. M. HERTZOG,
Minister for External Affairs,

Pretoria

The Minister of External Affairs of the Union of South Africa
(Hertzog) to the American Minister (Totten)

P.M. 66/1/1
DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS,

Pretoria, 20th September, 1933.
SIR,

I have the honour to refer to your letter No. 167 of the 17th Union of South Africa. March last regarding the proposed arrangement between the Union of South Africa and the United States of America providing for the issuance by each country of licences to Nationals of the other country authorizing them to pilot civil aircraft, and to inform you that His Majesty's Government in the Union of South Africa are in accord with the terms of the arrangement which is, word for word, as follows:

“ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE

UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE BY EACH
COUNTRY OF LICENSES

TO NATIONALS OF THE OTHER COUNTRY
AUTHORIZING THEM TO PILOT CIVIL AIRCRAFT."

ARTICLE 1. The present arrangement between the United States of America and the Union of South Africa relates to the issuance by each country of licenses to nationals of the other country for the piloting of

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