The Jones Act and the Denunciation of Treaties

  title={The Jones Act and the Denunciation of Treaties},
  author={Jesse Siddall Reeves},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={33 - 38}
  • J. S. Reeves
  • Published 1 January 1921
  • History, Law
  • American Journal of International Law
Section 34 of the Merchant Marine Act, commonly called the Jones Act, approved by the President, June 5, 1920, is as follows: In the judgment of Congress, articles or provisions in treaties or conventions to which the United States is a party, which restrict the right of the United States to impose discriminating customs duties on imports entering the United States in foreign vessels and in vessels of the United States, and which also restrict the right of the United States to impose… 
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