RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 365
MAKING PUBLIC THE TREATY OF PEACE WITH
JAPAN, SEPTEMBER 8, 1951
WHEREAS, a Treaty of Peace with Japan was concluded and signed in the English, French, Spanish, and Japanese languages at the City of San Francisco on September 8, 1951, by the authorized representatives of the Allied Powers, including those of the Philippines;
WHEREAS, Articles 23 (a) and 24 of the aforesaid Treaty of Peace provided that it shall be ratified by the States which had signed it, and that all instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the United States of America;
WHEREAS, the Senate of the Philippines, by its Resolution No. 79 adopted on July 16, 1956, did concur in the ratification of the said Treaty of Peace with Japan, in accordance with the Constitution of the Philippines;
WHEREAS, the instrument of ratification of the Philippines of the said Treaty, signed by the President on July 18, 1956, was deposited with the Government of the United States of America on July 23, 1956, at 2:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time; and
WHEREAS, the said Treaty of Peace came into force in respect of the Philippines on July 23, 1956, at 2:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, in accordance with Article 23 (a) thereof;
NOW, THEREFOR, be it known that I, Ramon Magsaysay, President of the Philippines, have caused the said Treaty of Peace with Japan to be made public 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 5th day of November, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-six, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the eleventh.
President of the Philippines
By the President:
FORTUNATO DE LEON