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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2076

32 UST 543.

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

SEC. 522. Section 1003(e) (21 U.S.C. 953(e)) is amended to read as follows: "(e) It shall be unlawful to export from the United States to any other country any nonnarcotic controlled substance in schedule III or IV or any controlled substances in schedule V unless— "(1) there is furnished (before export) to the Attorney General documentary proof that importation is not contrary to the laws or regulations of the country of destination for consumption for medical, scientific, or other legitimate purposes; "(2) it is exported pursuant to such notification or declaration, or in the case of any nonnarcotic controlled substance in schedule III, such export permit, notification, or declaration as the Attorney General may by regulation prescribe; and "(3) in the case of a nonnarcotic controlled substance in schedule IV or V which is also listed in schedule I or II of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, it is exported pursuant to such export permit requirements, prescribed by regulation of the Attorney General, as are required by the Convention.". SEC. 523. Section 1007(a)(2) (21 U.S.C. 957(a)(2)) is amended to read as follows: "(2) export from the United States any controlled substance in schedule I II, III IV or V ". SEC. 524. Section 1008(b) (21 U.S.C. 958(b)) is amended to read as follows: "(b) Registration granted under this section shall not entitle a registrant to import or export controlled substances other than specified in the registration.". SEC. 525. Section 1008 (21 U.S.C. 958) is further amended by redesignating subsections (d), (e), (0, (g), and (h) as subsections (e), (f), (g), (h), and (i), respectively, and— (1) by inserting after subsection (c) the following new subsection (d): "(d)(l) The Attorney General may deny an application for registration under subsection (a) if he is unable to determine that such registration is consistent with the public interest (as defined in subsection (a)) and with the United States obligations under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on the effective date of this part. "(2) The Attorney General may deny an application for registration under subsection (c), or revoke or suspend a registration under subsection (a) or (c), if he determines that such registration is inconsistent with the public interest (as defined in subsection (a) or (c)) or with the United States obligations under international treaties, conventions, or protocols in effect on the effective date of this part. "(3) The Attorney General may limit the revocation or suspension of a registration to the particular controlled substance, or substances, with respect to which grounds for revocation or suspension exist. "(4) Before taking action pursuant to this subsection, the Attorney General shall serve upon the applicant or registrant an order to show cause as to why the registration should not be denied, revoked, or suspended. The order to show cause shall contain a statement of the basis thereof and shall call upon the applicant or registrant to appear before the Attorney General, or his designee, at a time and place stated in the order, but in no event less than thirty days after the date of receipt of the order. Proceedings to deny, revoke, or