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PROCLAMATIONS-AUG. 5, 7, 1942 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 5 t h day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-seventh. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. EXTENDING THE TIME FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ACT PRESCRIBED BY SECTION 313 (B) OF THE TARIFF ACT OF 1930, IN THE CASE OF SUGAR August 7, 1942 [No. 2566] 1 U.S. C. 11318. 19U..C.. 1313 (b). Estension of time limitation on certain use of sugar. 46 Stat. 693. 19U. .C.I1313 (b. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (46 Stat. 696) provides: "Whenever the President shall by proclamation declare an emer- gency to exist by reason of a state of war, or otherwise, he may author- ize the Secretary of the Treasury to extend during the continuance of such emergency the time herein prescribed for the performance of any act. . ."; and WHEREAS section 313 (b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (46 Stat. 694) provides: "If imported duty-paid sugar or non-ferrous metal, or ore containing non-ferrous metal, and duty free or domestic merchandise of the same kind and quality are used in the manufacture or production of articles within a period not to exceed one year from the receipt of such im- ported merchandise by the manufacturer or producer of such articles, there shall be allowed upon the exportation (or shipment to the Philippine Islands) of any such articles, notwithstanding the fact that none of the imported merchandise may actually have been used in the manufacture or production of the exported articles, an amount of drawback equal to that which would have been allowable had the sugar or non-ferrous metal, or ore containing non-ferrous metal, used therein been imported; but the total amount of drawback allowed upon the exportation of such articles, together with the total amount of drawback allowed in respect of such imported merchandise under any other provision of law, shall not exceed 99 per centum of the duty paid on such imported merchandise."; and WHEREAS it appears that undue hardships are being imposed in certain instances by the limitation of one year contained in the afore- said provision: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the foregoing provision of section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930, do by this proclamation declare an emergency to exist, and I do hereby authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to extend to three (3) years, the time prescribed in section 313 (b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, within which sugar must be used in the manu- facture or production of articles, in any case in which the time pre- scribed in such subsection has not expired. 1974 [56 STAT.