Reciprocity treaty


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a treaty concluded between two countries, conferring equal privileges as regards customs or charges on imports, or in other respects.

See also: Reciprocity

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McDougall was in Washington to negotiate the Reciprocity Treaty.
In March 1865, the Americans gave notice they intended to cancel the Reciprocity Treaty of 1854.
Prior to Confederation and especially in the mid-1800s, the Maritime provinces prospered on an economy based on staple resources such as timber and the fisheries as well as shipbuilding and coal production aided greatly in later years by the Reciprocity Treaty with the United States.
The International Registration Plan is a multi-jurisdictional registration reciprocity treaty among states of the United States and provinces of Canada providing for the fair sharing of licensing and registration fees among states and provinces based on the pro rata number of miles a truck or bus travels in all jurisdictions.