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October 19, 1951 [No. 2949]


[65 STAT.


2, 1951



19 U.S.C. J 1351. 63 Stat. 698. 19 U.S.C. i 1352. eiStat., Pts.5and6.

Torquay Protocol.

Ante, p. Cl2.

1. WHEREAS (pursuant to the authority vested in the President by the Constitution and the statutes, including section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended by section 1 of the Act of June 12, 1934, by the joint resolution approved June 7, 1943, by sections 2 and 3 of the Act of July 5, 1945, and by sections 4 and 6 of the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1949 (ch. 474, 48 Stat. 943; ch. 118, 57 Stat. 125; ch. 269, 59 Stat. 410 and 411; 63 Stat. 698), the period for the exercise of the said authority having been extended by section 3 of the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1949 until the expiration of three years from June 12, 1948) on April 21, 1951, I entered into a trade agreement providing for the accession to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of the Governments of the Republic of Austria, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Peru, and the Republic of Turkey and for the application of the relevant provisions of the said General Agreement to additional schedules of concessions relating to countries already contracting parties thereto, including the Kingdom of Belgium, the Ignited States of Brazil, Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Dominican Republic, the French Republic, the Republic of Indonesia, the Italian Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, which trade agreement consists of the Torquay Protocol to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, dated April 21, 1951, including the annexes thereto ("The Torquay Protocol to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and the Torquay Schedules of Tariff Concessions", Geneva, 1951); 2. WHEREAS, by Proclamation No. 2929 of June 2, 1951 (16 F. R. 5381, I proclaimed such modifications of existing duties and other import restrictions of the United States of America and such continuance of existing customs or excise treatment of articles imported into the United States of America as were then found to be required or appropriate to carry out the said trade agreement on and after June 6, 1951, which proclamation has been supplemented by notifications of the President to the Secretary of the Treasury of June 2, 1951 (16 F. R. 5386), June 29, 1951 (16 F. R. 6607), July 23, 1951 (16 F. R. 7379), September 10, 1951, as amended (16 F. R. 9215; 16 F. R. 9715), September 18, 1951 (16 F. R. 9551), and October 2, 1951 (16 F. R. 10047); 3. WHEREAS item 1530 (c) in Part I of Schedule X X contained in Annex A to the said Torquay Protocol reads as follows: Item Paragraph

46 Stat. 666. 19 U.S.C. § 1001, par. 1530 (d).

Chamois leather.




Rate of Dut

1530(c) Leather (except leather provided for in subparagraph (d) of paragraph 1530, Tariff Act of 1930), made from hides or skins of animals (including fish and birds, but not including cattle of the bovine species), in the rough, in the white, crust, or russet, partly finished, or finished: Made from goat, kid, lamb, or sheep skins (except garment and glove leather) 10% ad val. Garment and glove (except leather made from goat, kid, lamb, sheep, pig, or reptile skins) 10% ad val.

4. WHEREAS the first subdivision of the item specified in the third recital of this proclamation was not intended to cover chamois leather, but such leather inadvertently was not excluded from the