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Source: www.officialgazette.gov.ph

[ PROCLAMATION NO. 231, December 19, 1955 ]

MAKING PUBLIC THE CONVENTION FOR THE AMELIORATION OF THE CONDITION OF THE WOUNDED AND SICK OF ARMIES IN THE FIELD, 1929



WHEREAS, a Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick of Armies in the Field was signed at Geneva on July 27, 1929, by the respective plenipotentiaries of forty-seven countries;

WHEREAS, Article 35 of the aforesaid Convention provides that it shall be open for adhesions given on behalf of any country in whose name it was not signed;

WHEREAS, the Senate of the Congress of the Philippines, by its Resolution No. 27 adopted on February 18, 1947, concurred in the adhesion thereto of the Republic of the Philippines;

WHEREAS, the Republic of the Philippines has formally adhered to the said Convention which became effective in respect of the Philippines on October 1, 1947;

NOW, THEREFORE, be it known that I, Ramon Magsaysay, President of the Philippines, do hereby proclaim and make public the said Convention, a copy of which is hereto attached, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the Republic of the Philippines and the citizens thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the seal of the Republic of the Philippines.

Done in the City of Manila, this 19th day of December, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-five, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the tenth.

RAMON MAGSAYSAY
President of the Philippines

By the President:

MARIANO YENKO, JR.
Assistant Executive Secretary

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