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[80 STAT. 1746]
[80 STAT. 1746]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

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77A Stat. 3. 19 USC 1202.

PROCLAMATION 3694-DEC. 27, 1965

[80 STAT.

Trade Negotiations has received information and advice with respect to that agreement from representatives of industry, agriculture, and labor, and from such agencies as he has deemed appropriate; 6. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 201(a)(1) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1821(a)(1)), the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations has conducted negotiations on behalf of the President with Canada and other contracting parties to the General Agreement, in accordance with Article XXV III of that Agreement (8 U.S.T. (pt. 2) 1790), with a view to the establishment of a new consolidated Schedule X X to that Agreement in.terms of the Tariff Schedules of the United States; 7. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 201(a) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, the President has determined that certain existing duties or other import restrictions of the United States or of foreign countries which are contracting parties to the General Agreement, were unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trade of the United States and that one or more of the purposes stated in Section 102 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1801) would be promoted by entering into the trade agreement with Canada identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation; 8. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 201(a)(1) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, I, through my duly empowered representative, on December 17, 1965, entered into a trade agreement with Canada entitled the "Interim Agreement Between the United States and Canada Relating to the Renegotiation of Schedule X X (United States) to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade" (a copy of which is Appendix A to this proclamation), which embodies the results of the negotiations with Canada as part of the negotiations under Article X X VIII of that Agreement for the establishment of a new consolidated Schedule X X thereto in terms of the Tariff Schedules of the United States; 9. WHEREAS the trade agreement with Canada identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation, which is an agreement supplementary to the General Agreement, contains in annex II a schedule of new concessions, to take effect on January 1, 1966, in compensation for the impairment, arising out of the entry into force of the Tariff Schedules of the United States, of the rights of Canada in concessions in Schedule X X to the General Agreement, and provides that such new concessions shall be applied as if they were included in a Schedule X X to the General Agreement pending the formal effectiveness of a new consolidated Schedule X X;

76 Stat. 880.

19 USC 1801

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10. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 254 of the Trade Expansion ^ ^ t of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1884), I have determined that, in the case of those modifications of existing duties proclaimed in this proclamation which reflect decreases in duties exceeding the limitations specified in Section 201(b)(1) or 253 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1821(b)(1) or 1883), such decreases will simplify the computation of the amount of duty imposed with respect to the articles concerned; 11. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 256(7) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1886(7)) and Section 5(a) of Executive Order j^Q_;LIQ^5 Qf January 15, 1963 (48 C F R 1.5(a)), the Tariff Commission has taken the requisite steps in determining the ad valorem equivalent of a specific rate of duty (or of a combination of rates including a specific rate) in the case of each modification of an existing duty proclaimed in this proclamation for which such a determination was relevant; and