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[80 STAT. 1771]
[80 STAT. 1771]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

80

STAT.]

PROCLAMATION 3712-APR. 5, 1966

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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 the United Kingdom 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 wih respect to the trade agreement with the United Kingdom 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 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 the United Kingdom and other contracting parties to the General Agreement, in accordance with Article X X VIII 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 the United Kingdom 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, have entered into a trade agreement with the United Kingdom entitled the "Interim Agreement Between the United States and the United Kingdom Relating to the Renegotiation of Schedule X X (United States) to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade" (a copy of which is Appendix B to this proclamation ^), which emlDodies the results of the negotiations with the United Kingdom as part of the negotiations under Article X X VIII of the General 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 the United Kingdom identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation, which is an agreement supplementary to the General Agreement, contains in annex II a schedule of concessions, to take effect as provided therein, in compensation for the impairment, arising out of the entry into force of the Tariff Schedules of the United States, of the rights of the United Kingdom in concessions in Schedule X X to the General Agreement, and provides that such 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; ^ Filed with the Office of the Federal Register as part of the original document. 65-300 0 - 6 7 — 12

76 Stat. 875.

77A Stat. 3.

TIAS 5975.