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[121 STAT. 2686]
[121 STAT. 2686]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2686

PROCLAMATION 8098—DEC. 29, 2006

(4) East Timor is designated as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of the GSP. (5) In order to reflect this designation in the HTS, general note 4(a) to the HTS is modified by adding in alphabetical order ‘‘East Timor’’; to the list entitled, ‘‘Independent Countries,’’; effective with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the twentieth day after the date of this proclamation. (6) East Timor is designated as a least-developed beneficiary developing country for purposes of the GSP. (7) In order to reflect this designation in the HTS, general note 4(b)(i) is modified by adding in alphabetical order ‘‘East Timor,’’; effective with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the sixty-fifth day after the date of this proclamation. (8) Bulgaria and Romania shall no longer be designated as beneficiary developing countries for purposes of the GSP upon the date that each country becomes a European Union Member State. The United States Trade Representative shall announce each such date in a notice published in the Federal Register. (9) In order to reflect these changes in the HTS, general note 4(a) to the HTS is modified by deleting ‘‘Bulgaria’’; and ‘‘Romania’’; from the list entitled, ‘‘Independent Countries,’’; effective for each of these countries with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the day on which that country becomes a European Union Member State. (10) Afghanistan is designated as a member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for purposes of the GSP on the date that it becomes a SAARC member. The United States Trade Representative shall announce such date in a notice published in the Federal Register. (11) In order to reflect this determination in the HTS, general note 4(a) to the HTS is modified by adding in alphabetical order ‘‘Afghanistan’’; to the list entitled, ‘‘Member Countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC),’’; effective with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the day on which Afghanistan becomes a SAARC member.

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(12) Any provisions of previous proclamations and Executive Orders that are inconsistent with the actions taken in this proclamation are superseded to the extent of such inconsistency. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twentyninth day of December, in the year of our Lord two thousand six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-first. GEORGE W. BUSH

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