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  • TREATY OF PEACE BETWEEN THE ALLIED AND ASSOCIATED POWERS AND HUNGARY (SIGNED AT TRIANON, JUNE 4, 1920.)

    The United States of America, the British Empire, France, Italy, and Japan, These Powers being described in the present Treaty as the Principal Allied and Associated Powers, Belgium, China, Cuba, Greece, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Roumania, the Serb-Croat-Slovene State, Siam and Czecho-Slovakia, These Powers constituting with the Principal Powers mentioned above the Allied and Associated Powers, of the one part; And Hungary, of the other part; Whereas on the request of the former Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Government an Armistice was granted to Austria-Hungary on November 3, 1918, by the Principal Allied and Associated Powers, and completed as regards Hungary by the Military Convention of November 13, 1918, in order that a Treaty of Peace might be concluded, and Whereas the Allied and Associated Powers are equally desirous that the war in which certain among them were successively involved, directly or indirectly, against Austria- Hungary, and which originated in the declaration of war by the former Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Government on July 28, 1914, against Serbia, and in the hostilities conducted by Germany in alliance with Austria-Hungary, should be replaced by a firm, just and durable Peace, and Whereas the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy has now ceased to exist, and has been replaced in Hungary by a Hungarian national Government: For this purpose the High Contracting Parties have appointed as their Plenipotentiaries: THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Mr. Hugh Campbell WALLACE, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America at Paris; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND AND OF THE BRITISH DOMINIONS BEYOND THE SEAS, EMPEROR OF INDIA: The Right Honourable Edward George VILLIERS, Earl of DERBY, K.G., P.C., K.C. V.O., C. B., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of His Britannic Majesty at Paris; And for the DOMINION of CANADA:

  • The Honourable Sir George Halsey PERLEY, K. C. M. G., High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom; for the COMMONWEALTH of AUSTRALIA: The Right Honourable Andrew FISHER, High Commissioner for Australia in the United Kingdom; for the DOMINION of NEW ZEALAND: The Honourable Sir Thomas MACKENZIE, K.C.M.G., High Commissioner for New Zealand in the United Kingdom; for the UNION of SOUTH AFRICA: Mr. Reginald Andrew BLANKENBERG, O.B.E., Acting High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa in the United Kingdom; for INDIA: The Right Honourable Edward George VILLIERS, Earl of DERBY, K.G., P.C., K.C.V.O., C.B., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of His Britannic Majesty at Paris; THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC: Mr. Alexandre MILLERAND, President of the Council, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Mr. Frederic FRANCOIS-MARSAL, Minister of Finance; Mr. Auguste Paul-Louis ISAAC, Minister of Commerce and Industry; Mr. Jules CAMBON, Ambassador of France; Mr. George Maurice PALÉOLOGUE, Ambassador of France, Secretary-General of the Minister for Foreign Affairs; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF ITALY: Count Lelio BONIN LONGARE, Senator of the Kingdom, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of H.M. the King of Italy at Paris; Rear-Admiral Mario GRASSI; HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF JAPAN: Mr. K. MATSUI, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of H.M. the Emperor of Japan at Paris; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS: Mr. Jules VAN DEN HEUVEL, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Minister of State; Mr. Rolin JACQUEMYNS, Member of the Institute of Private International Law, Secretary General of the Belgian Delegation; THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHINESE REPUBLIC: Mr. Vikyuin Wellington KOO; Mr. Sao-Ke Alfred SZE; THE PRESIDENT OF THE CUBAN REPUBLIC: Dr. Rafael Martinez ORTIZ, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Cuban Republic at Paris; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE HELLENES:

  • Mr. Athos ROMANOS, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of H.M. the King of the Hellenes at Paris; THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NICARAGUA: Mr. Carlos A. VILLANUEVA, Chargé d'Affaires of the Republic of Nicaragua at Paris; THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA: Mr. Raoul A. AMADOR, Chargé d'Affaires of the Republic of Panama at Paris; THE PRESIDENT OF THE POLISH REPUBLIC: Prince Eustache SAPIEHA, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Polish Republic at London; Mr. Erasme PILTZ, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Polish Republic at Prague; THE PRESIDENT OF THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC: Dr. Affonso da COSTA, formerly President of the Council of Ministers; Mr. Joâo CHAGAS, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Portuguese Republic at Paris; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF ROUMANIA: Dr. Jon CANTACUZINO, Minister of State; Mr. Nicolae TITULESCU, formerly Minister Secretary of State; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE SERBS, THE CROATS, AND THE SLOVENES: Mr. Nicolas P. PACHITCH, formerly President of the Council of Ministers; Mr. Ante TRUMBIC, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Mr. Ivan ZOLGER, Doctor of Law; HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SIAM: His Highness Prince CHAROON, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of H. M. the King of Siam at Paris; THE PRESIDENT OF THE CZECHO-SLOVAK REPUBLIC: Mr. Edward BENES, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Mr. Stephen OSUSKY, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Czecho- Slovak Republic at London; HUNGARY: Mr. Gaston de BÉNARD, Minister of Labour and Public Welfare; Mr. Alfred DRASCHE-LAZAR de Thorda, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary; Who, having communicated their full powers found in good and due form, have agreed as follows: From the coming into force of the present Treaty the state of war will terminate. From that moment and subject to the provisions of the present Treaty official relations will exist between the Allied and Associated Powers and Hungary.

  • PART I.

    The Covenant of the League of Nations. The High Contracting Parties, In order to promote international co-operation and to achieve international peace and security by the acceptance of obligations not to resort to war, by the prescription of open, just and honourable relations between nations, by the firm establishment of the understandings of international law as the actual rule of conduct among Governments, and by the maintenance of justice and a scrupulous respect for all treaty obligations in the dealings of organised peoples with one another, Agree to this Covenant of the League of Nations.

    Article 1. The original Members of the League of Nations shall be those of the Signatories which are named in the Annex to this Covenant and also such of those other States named in the Annex as shall accede without reservation to this Covenant. Such accession shall be effected by a Declaration deposited with the Secretariat within two months of the coming into force of the Covenant. Notice thereof shall be sent to all other Members of the League. Any fully self-governing State, Dominion or Colony not named in the Annex may become a Member of the League if its admission is agreed to by two-thirds of the Assembly, provided that it shall give effective guarantees of its sincere intention to observe its international obligations, and shall accept such regulations as may be prescribed by the League in regard to its military, naval and air forces and armaments. Any Member of the League may, after two years' notice of its intention so to do, withdraw from the League, provided that all its international obligations and all its obligations under this Covenant shall have been fulfilled at the time of its withdrawal.

    Article 2. The action of the League under this Covenant shall be effected through the instrumentality of an Assembly and of a Council, with a permanent Secretariat.

    Article 3. The Assembly shall consist of Representatives of the Members of the League. The Assembly shall meet at stated intervals and from time to time as occasion may require at the Seat of the League or at such other place as may be decided upon. The Assembly may deal at its meetings with any matter within the sphere of action of the League or affecting the peace of the world.

  • At meetings of the Assembly each member of the League shall have one vote, and may have not more than three Representatives.

    Article 4. The Council shall consist of Representatives of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers, together with Representatives of four other Members of the League. These four Members of the League shall be selected by the Assembly from time to time in its discretion. Until the appointment of the Representatives of the four Members of the League first selected by the Assembly, Representatives of Belgium, Brazil, Spain and Greece shall be members of the Council. With the approval of the majority of the Assembly, the Council may name additional Members of the League whose Representatives shall always be members of the Council; the Council with like approval may increase the number of Members of the League to be selected by the Assembly for representation on the Council. The Council shall meet from time to time as occasion may require, and at least once a year, at the Seat of the League, or at such other place as may be decided upon. The Council may deal at its meetings with any matter within the sphere of action of the League or affecting the peace of the world. Any Member

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