Importation of Foreign Excess Property: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, July 28, 29, and 30, 1958

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Page 90 - Except as otherwise provided in this contract, any dispute concerning a question of fact arising under this contract which is not disposed of by agreement shall be decided by the Contracting Officer, who shall reduce his decision to writing and mail or otherwise furnish a copy thereof to the Contractor.
Page 8 - ... concerned deems proper ; but in no event shall any property be sold without a condition forbidding its importation into the United States, unless the Secretary of Agriculture ( in the case of any agricultural commodity, food, or cotton or woolen goods) or the Secretary of Commerce (in the case of any other property) determines that the importation of such property would relieve domestic shortages or otherwise be beneficial to the economy of this country...
Page 90 - In connection with any appeal proceeding under this clause, the Contractor shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard and to offer evidence in support, of its appeal. Pending final decision of a dispute hereuMer, the Contractor shall proceed diligently with the performance of the contract and in accordance with the Contracting Officer's decision. (b) This "Disputes...
Page 90 - The decision of the Secretary or his duly authorized representative for the determination of such appeals shall be final and conclusive unless determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to have been fraudulent, or capricious, or arbitrary, or so grossly erroneous as necessarily to imply bad faith, or not supported by substantial evidence.
Page 1 - House as it deems necessary or desirable in connection with the subject matter of such reports; "(B) studying the operation of Government activities at all levels with a view to determining its economy and efficiency...
Page 23 - Act of 1930, as amended, are, at the time of such importation, suspended by law. (c) The Collector of Customs at the port of entry may require, as a condition precedent to such importation, that the importer furnish an undertaking in a form and an amount to be prescribed by the Treasury Department to insure that none of the property will be diverted from use as metal scrap...
Page 21 - Provided further, That, for the purpose of this section, foreign areas shall not include Guam or other Pacific insular possessions. Nothing in this section shall prevent surplus property which is owned by a Government agency from being brought into the continental United States, its territories or possessions.
Page 90 - The decision of the Contracting Officer shall be final and conclusive unless within 30 days from the date of receipt of such copy, the Contractor mails or otherwise furnishes to the Contracting Officer a written appeal addressed to the Secretary.
Page 90 - ... if no such appeal is taken the decision of the contracting officer shall be final and conclusive.
Page 23 - If the applicant so requests, the Appeals Board shall grant him a hearing at the office of the Board at the Department of Commerce, Washington, DC...

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