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[80 STAT. 1745]
[80 STAT. 1745]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966



PROCLAMATION 3694-DEC. 27, 1965



December 27, 1965

A Proclamation

1. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, the President, on October 30, 1947, entered into, and by Proclamation No. 2761A of December 16, 1947 (61 Stat. (pt. 2) 1103), proclaimed, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (hereinafter referred to as "the General Agreement"), including a schedule of United States concessions, designated as Schedule X X, annexed thereto (61 Stat. (pt. 5) A1157), which Agreement, schedule, and proclamation have been supplemented by subsequent agreements, schedules, and proclamations;

48 Stat. 943. 19 USC 1351.

2. WHEREAS, after compliance with the requirements of Section 102 of the Tariff Classification Act of 1962 (76 Stat. 73), the President i9 M^^^o""*^ by Proclamation No. 3548 of August 21, 1963 (77 Stat. 1017), pro- ^" claimed, effective on and after August 31, 1963, the Tariff Schedules of the United States, which reflected, with modifications, and, in effect, superseded. Proclamation No. 2761A and proclamations supplementary thereto insofar as they relate to Schedule X X to the General Agreement; 3. WHEREAS, pursuant to Sections 221 and 224 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1841 and 1844), the President, on 76 Stat. 874. October 21, 1963, published and furnished to the Tariff Commission lists of articles which may be considered for modification or continuance of duties or other import restrictions, or continuance of dutyfree or excise treatment, in the negotiation of trade agreements, including the trade agreement with Canada identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation, compensating other nations for modifications or withdrawals of United States trade agreement concessions (48 CFR Part 180), and the Tariff Commission, after holding public hearings, has advised the President with respect to each such article of its judgment as to the probable economic effect of such modifications; 4. WHEREAS, pursuant to Sections 223 and 224 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1843 and 1844) and in accordance with Section 3(g) of Executive Order No. 11075 of January 15, 1963 (48 C F R 1.3(g)), the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, „„lf ^^'^ ^^°^ appointed by the President pursuant to Section 241(a) of the Trade note. Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1871(a)), on April 23, 1963, designated the Trade Information Committee to afford an opportunity, through public hearings and other means, for any interested person to present his views concerning any article on the lists identified in the third recital of this proclamation or any other matter relevant to the trade agreement negotiations, including the negotiation of the trade agreement with Canada identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation (48 C F R Part 202), and the Trade Information Committee has furnished the President with a summary of its hearings; 5. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 222 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1842), the President has received information and advice with respect to the trade agreement with Canada identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation, from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Interior, Labor, State, and the Treasury, and from such other sources as the President has deemed appropriate, and, pursuant to Section 241(b) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1871(b)), the Special Representative for

76 Stat. 875.