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[80 STAT. 1772]
[80 STAT. 1772]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

PROCLAMATION 3712-APR. 5, 1966

1772 76 Stat. 880.

[80 STAT.

10. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 254 of the Trade Expansion Act 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; and 11. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 201(a)(2) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962,1 determine that the modification or continuance of existing duties or other import restrictions, and the continuance of existing duty-free or excise treatment, hereinafter proclaimed, will be required or appropriate to carry out such trade agreement:

TIAS 5975.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, LYNDON B. JOHNSON, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes, including Section 201(a)(2) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, do proclaim that: (1) Subject to the applicable provisions of the trade agreement with the United Kingdom identified in the eighth recital of this proclamation and of the General Agreement and other agreements supplementary thereto, the modification or continuance of existing duties or other import restrictions, and the continuance of existing duty-free or excise treatment, provided for in the schedule in annex II to such agreement with the United Kingdom shall be efi^ective as provided therein, and, as a result thereof, (2) The Tariff Schedules of the United States shall be modified, effective on and after May 1, 1966, as provided for in Appendix A to this proclamation. 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 fifth day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and sixty-six, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and ninetieth. LYNDON B. JOHNSON

By the President: DEAN E U S K,

Secretary

of State. APPENDIX A

MODIFICATIONS OF THE T A R I F F SCHEDULES OF THE UNITED STATES RESULTING FROM THE PROCLAMATION OF THE I N T E R I M AGREEMENT B E T W E E N THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED KINGDOM RELATING TO THE RENEGOTIATION OF SCHEDULE X X ( UNITED STATES) TO THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON T A R I F F S AND TRADE

The r a t e in column numbered 1 for each item of the Tariff Schedules of the United States which is identified in the following table shall be superseded, effective on each date shown in such table, by the respective r a t e set forth therein opposite the number of such item: TSUS item

Rates of duty, effective with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on and after May 1,— 1966

222.60 531.37 792.60

1967

1968

1969

1970

24% ad val. 40% ad val. 11% ad val.

23% ad val. 36% ad val. 11% ad val.

22% ad val. 31% ad val. 10% ad val.

21% ad val. 27% ad val. 9% ad val.

20% ad val. 22.5% ad val. 8% ad val.