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102 STAT. 2268-42
102 STAT. 2268-42
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2268-42

PUBLIC LAW 100-461—OCT. 1, 1988 EUMINATION OF THE SUGAR QUOTA ALLOCATION OF PANAMA

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SEC. 565. (a) IN GENERAL. — Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no sugars, sirups, or molasses that are products of Panama may be imported into the United States after the date of enactment of this Act during any period for which a limitation is imposed by authorities provided under any other law on the total quantity of sugars, sirups, and molasses that may be imported into the United States: Provided, That such products may be imported after the beginning of the last week of any quota year if the President certifies that for the entire duration of the quota year, freedom of the press and other constitutional guarantees, including due process of law, have been restored to the Panamanian people. (b) REALLOCATION OF QUOTA AMOUNTS.—For any quota year for which the President does not certify for the entire duration of the quota year, freedom of the press and all other constitutional guarantees, including due process of law, have been restored to the Panamanian people, no later than the last week of such quota year, the United States Trade Representative shall reallocate among other foreign countries the quantity of sugar, sirup, and molasses products of Panama that could have been imported into the United States before the date of enactment of this Act under any limitation imposed by other law on the total quantity of sugars, sirups, and molasses that may be imported into the United States during any period. (c) CERTIFICATION.—The provisions of subsections (a) and (b), and the amendments made by subsection (c) of section 571 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs, Appropriations Act, 1988, shall cease to apply if the President certifies to Congress pursuant to section 564(a) of this Act. STINGERS I N THE PERSIAN GULF REGION

SEC. 566. (a) PROHIBITION.—Except as provided in subsection (b), no Stinger antiaircraft missiles may be provided, directly or indirectly, by sale, lease, grant or otherwise, during fiscal year 1989 to any country in the Persian Gulf region. (b) EXCEPTION.—Notwithstanding the prohibition in subsection (a), such missiles may be provided to Bahrain if the President certifies to Congress that— (1) such missiles are needed by the recipient country to counter an immediate air threat and/or to contribute to the protection of United States personnel, facilities or operations; (2) no other appropriate system is available from the United States; (3) the recipient agrees to safeguards as required in the Letter of Offer and Acceptance by the United States Government to protect against diversion; and (4) the recipient country has agreed to a United States buyback of all the remaining missiles and components which have not been destroyed or fired in order to return them to the possession and control of the United States when another United States air defense system which meets the military requirements can be made available or not more than 18 months from the date of enactment of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988.