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PROCLAMATIONS—AUG. 1, 1951

pounds of harsli or rough cotton (except cotton of perished staple, grabbots, and cotton pickings), white in color, and having a staple of 1%6 inches or more but less than 1% inches in length, which additional quantity I hereby find and declare may be entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, during such quota year without rendering or tending to render ineffective or materially interfering with the domestic program undertaken with respect to cotton, or reducing substantially the amount of any product processed in the United States from cotton produced in the United States. This proclamation shall become effective on the fifth day after the date thereof. I N W I T N E S S WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. D O N E at the City of Washington this 29th day of June in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-fifth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President:

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Effective date.

DEAN ACHESON

Secretary of State

GIVING EFFECT TO SECTIONS 5 AND 11 or THE TRADE AGREEMENTS EXTENSION ACT or 1951 BY THE P R E S I D E N T OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

August 1, 1951 fNo. 2935]

A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS sections 5 and 11 of the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1951 (Public Law 50, 82d Congress) provide as follows: "SEC. 5. As soon as practicable, the President shall take such action as is necessary to suspend, withdraw or prevent the application of any reduction in any rate of duty, or binding of any existing customs or excise treatment, or other concession contained in any trade agreement entered into under authority of section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended and extended, to imports from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and to imports from any nation or area dominated or controlled by the foreign government or foreign organization controlling the world Communist movement." "SEC. 11. The President shall, as soon as practicable, take such measures as may be necessary to prevent the importation of ermine, fox, kolinsky, marten, mink, muskrat, and weasel furs and skins, dressed or undressed, which are the product of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics or of Communist China." WHEREAS an important element in determining when it may be practicable to apply these provisions to particular articles is the ability to do so consistently with the international obligations of the United

States; WHEREAS, in giving effect to the procedures available to free the United States from international obligations existing with respect to some of the nations and areas covered by the above provisions, it will not be practicable to apply such provisions to all such nations and areas at the same time;

Ante, pp. 73, 75.

48 Stat. 943. 19 U.S.C. I 1351.