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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1888

PUBLIC LAW 100-449—SEPT. 28, 1988

shall apply to Canada only to the extent speciHed in such amendment. Establishment.

SEC. 405. ORGANIZATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CHAPTERS 18 AND 19 OF THE AGREEMENT. (a) APPOINTMENT OF INDIVIDUALS TO PANELS AND COMMITTEES.—

(I)(A) There is established within the interagency organization established under section 242 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1872) an interagency group which shall— (i) be chaired by the United States Trade Representative (hereafter in this section referred to as the "Trade Representative"), and (ii) consist of such officers (or the designees thereof) of the (jfovernment of the United States as the Trade Representative considers appropriate. (B) The interagency group established under subparagraph (A) shall, in a manner consistent with chapter 19 of the Agreement— (i) prepare by January 3 of each calendar year— (I) a list of individuals who are qualified to serve as members of binational panels convened under chapter 19 of the Agreement, and (II) a list of individuals who are qualified to serve on extraordinary challenge committees convened under such chapter, (ii) if the Trade Representative makes a request under paragraph (5)(A)(i) with respect to a final candidate list during any calendar year, prepare by July 1 of such calendar year a list of those individuals who are qualified to be added to that final candidate list, (iii) exercise oversight of the administration of the United States Secretariat that is authorized to be established under subsection (e), and (iv) make recommendations to the Trade Representative r ^ a r d i n g the convening of extraordinary challenge committees under chapter 19 of the Agreement. (2)(A) The Trade Representative shall select individuals from the respective lists prepared by the interagency group under paragraph (l)(B)(i) for placement on a preliminary candidate list of individuals eligible to serve as members of binational panels under Annex 1901.2 of the Agreement and a preliminary candidate list of individuals eligible for selection as members of extraordinary challenge committees under Annex 1904.13 of the Agreement. (B) The selection of individuals for— (i) placement on lists prepared by the interagency group under clause (i) or (ii) of paragraph (I)(B), (ii) placement on preliminary candidate lists under subparagraph (A), (iii) placement on final candidate lists under paragraph (3), (iv) placement by the Trade Representative on the rosters described in Annex 1901.2(1) and Annex 1904.13(1) of the Agreement, and