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[82 STAT. 1650]
[82 STAT. 1650]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

1650 76 Stat. 74. 77 Stat. 1017.

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PROCLAMATION 3870-SEPT. 24, 1968

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WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 102(3) of the Tariff Classification Act of 1962, the President by Proclamation No. 3548 of August 21, 1963, proclaimed the additional import restrictions set forth in Part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States; and WHEREAS the import restrictions on certain dairy products set forth in Part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States as proclaimed by Proclamation No. 3548 have been amended by Proclamation No. 3558 of October 5, 1963, Proclamation No. 3562 of November 26, 1963, Proclamation No. 3597 of July 7, 1964, Section 88 of the Tariff Schedules Technical Amendments Act of 1965 (79 Stat. 950)^ Proclamation No. 3709 of March 31, 1966, Proclamation No. 3790 of June 30, 1967, Proclamation No. 3822 of December 16, 1967, and Proclamation No. 3856 of June 10, 1968; and '

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WHEREAS, pursuant to said Section 22, the Secretary of Agriculture has advised me there is reason to believe that the articles for which import restrictions are hereinafter proclaimed are being imported, and are practically certain to be imported, under such conditions and in such quantities as to render or tend to render ineffective, or materially interfere with the price support program now conducted by the Department of Agriculture for milk and butterfat, and to reduce substantially the amount of products processed in the United States from domestic milk and butterfat; and WHEREAS, under the authority of Section 22, I have requested the United States Tariff Commission to make an investigation with respect to this matter; and WHEREAS the Secretary of Agriculture has determined and reported to me that a condition exists which requires emergency treatment with respect to the articles for which import restrictions are hereinafter proclaimed and that the limitations, hereinafter set forth, on the quantities of such articles which may be imported in a quota year should be imposed without awaiting the recommendations of the United States Tariff Commission with respect to such action; and

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WHEREAS I find and declare that the articles for which import restrictions are hereinafter proclaimed are being imported and are practically certain to be imported into the United States under such conditions and in such quantities as to render or tend to render ineffective or materially interfere with the price support program now conducted by the Department of Agriculture for milk and butterfat, and to reduce substantially the amount of products processed in the United States from domestic milk and butterfat; and that a condition exists with respect thereto which requires emergency treatment and that the limitations, hereinafter set forth, on the quantities of such articles which may be imported in a quota year should be imposed without awaiting the recommendations of the United States Tariff Commission with respect to such action; and WHEREAS I find and declare that for the purpose of the first proviso of Section 22(b) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended, the representative period for imports of such articles is the