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107 STAT. 2134 PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 the date on which the final form of such amendment is submitted to such Committees under subclause (I). (III) EuGiBiLrry FOR SERVICE.— Individuals added to a final candidate list under subclause (I) shall be eligible to serve on panels or committees convened under chapter 19 during the 6- month period beginning on October 1 of the calendar year in which such addition occurs. (IV) FINALITY OF AMENDMENT.— N O additions may be made to the final form of an amendment described in subclause (I) after the fined form of such amendment is submitted to the appropriate Congressional Committees under subclause (I). (5) TREATMENT OF RESPONSES. — For purposes of applying section 1001 of title 18, United States Code, the written or oral responses of individuals to inquiries of the interagency group established under paragraph (2)(A) or of the Trade Representative regarding their personal and professional qualifications, and financial and other relevant interests, that bear on their suitability for the placements and appointments described in subsection (a)(l)> shall be treated as matters within the jurisdiction of an agency of the United States, (d) SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT.— (1) AUTHORITY OF TRADE REPRESENTATIVE. —The Trade Representative is the only officer of the United States Government authorized to act on behalf of the United States Government in making any selection or appointment of an individual to— (A) the rosters described in paragraph 1 of Annex 1901.2 and paragraph 1 of Annex 1904.13; or (B) the panels or committees convened under chapter 19; ., that is to be made solely or jointly by the United States Government under the terms of the Agreement. (2) RESTRICTIONS ON SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT. — Except as provided in paragraph (3)— (A) the Trade Representative may— (i) select an individual for placement on the rosters described in paragraph 1 of Annex 1901.2 and paragraph 1 of Annex 1904.13 during the 1-year period beginning on April 1 of any calendar year; (ii) appoint an individual to serve as one of those members of any panel or committee convened under chapter 19 during such 1-year period who, under the terms of the Agreement, are to be appointed solely by the United States (Government; or (iii) act to make a joint appointment with the Government of a NAFTA country, under the terms of the Agreement, of any individual who is a citizen or national of the United States to serve as any other member of such a panel or committee; only if such individual is on the appropriate final candidate list that was submitted to the appropriate Congressional Committees under subsection (c)(4)(A) during such calendar year or on such list as it may be amended under subsection (c)(4)(C)(ivXI), or on the list submitted under subsection