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(c) Imports from Panama. No more than 5.6 million pounds of meat which is the product of Panama may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix C hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect.

(d) Imports from Costa Rica. No more than 36.3 million pounds of meat which is the product of Costa Rica may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix D? hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect.

(e) imports from Mexico. No more than 71.5 million pounds of meat which is the product of Mexico may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix D hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of

State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect.

(f) Imports from Guatemala. No more than 23.2 million pounds of meat which is the product of Guatemala may be entere or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix Fi hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect. [35 F.R. 10837, July 7, 1970, as amended at 35 F.R. 11613, July 21, 1970; 35 F.R. 16398, Oct. 21, 1970; 35 F.R. 18384, Dec. 3, 1970; 35 F.R. 18597, Dec. 8, 1970; 35 F.R. 19563, Dec. 24, 1970) $ 20.4

Effective date. The actions taken herewith have been determined to involve foreign affairs functions of the United States. Therefore, this regulation falls within the foreign affairs exception to the notice and effective date provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553 (Supp. V, 1969). This regulation shall become effective upon publication in the FEDERAL REGISTER but shall not apply to meat released under the provisions of section 448(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1448(b)) prior to such date.

1 Appendix referred to herein is filed with the original document and published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.

license or a sublicense pursuant to § 19.8, resentative for Trade Negotiations. The and any decision by the Administrator regulations are to assist in carrying out refusing a request pursuant to $ 19.9 for bilateral agreements negotiated pursuant reissuance of a license, shall be reduced to section 204 of the Agricultural Act of to writing. The Administrator shall mail 1956, as amended, with governments of or otherwise furnish a copy of his deci- foreign countries limiting the export sion to the applicant, licensee, sub- from the respective countries and the licensee, or protestant. His decision shall importation into the United States of be final and conclusive, unless within 30 meat. By E.O. 11539, dated June 30, days after receipt thereof, or such 1970, the Secretary of Agriculture was longer period as the Secretary may deter- authorized, with the concurrence of the mine, the applicant, licensee, sublicensee, Secretary of State and the Special Repor protestant mails or otherwise fur- resentative for Trade Negotiations, to nishes to the Administrator a written issue regulations governing the entry or appeal addressed to the Secretary of withdrawal from warehouse for conAgriculture.

sumption in the United States of meat $ 19.12 Appeals.

to carry out such bilateral agreements

and to request the Commissioner of Any person filing an appeal pursuant Customs to implement such action. to $ 19.10 or $ 19.11 shall be afforded an

§ 20.2 Definitions. opportunity to be heard before an Appeals Board, and to offer evidence in

The following terms shall have the support of his appeal. The procedures to

meaning set forth in this section: be followed in any such matter shall be

(a). "Meat” means fresh, chilled, or determined by the Secretary of Agricul

frozen cattle meat (item 106.10 of the ture. The Appeals Board shall make find

Tariff Schedules of the United States) ings of fact and recommendations with

and fresh, chilled, or frozen meat of respect to disposition of the appeal. The goats and sheep, except lambs (item decision on the appeal shall be made by

106.20 of the Tariff Schedules of the the Secretary of Agriculture, and such

United States). decision shall be final and conclusive.

(b) "United States" means the 50

States of the United States, the District § 19.13 Mailing address.

of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. All applications, requests for informa

§ 20.3 Restrictions. tion, appeals, and any other matter re

(a) Transshipment. No meat which is lating to this part, should be mailed to the Administrator, Agricultural Research

the product of Australia, New Zealand,

or Ireland may be entered, or withdrawn Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture,

from warehouse, for consumption in the Washington, D.C. 20250.

United States during the remainder of PART 20-LIMITATION ON IMPORTS

the calendar year 1970, except direct

shipments of such meat destined to the OF MEAT

United States on an original through Subpart-Section 204 Import

bill of lading. Appendix A'? hereto sets

forth a letter to the Commissioner of Regulations

Customs dated July 1, 1970, from the Sec. 20.1 General.

Secretary of Agriculture requesting that 20.2 Definitions.

this limitation be placed in effect. 20.3 Restrictions.

(b) Imports from Honduras. No more 20.4 Effective date.

than 15.3 million pounds of meat which AUTHORITY: The provisions of this subpart

is the product of Honduras may be enissued pursuant to section 204 of the Agri- tered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for cultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. consumption in the United States during 1854, and E.Q. 11539.

the calendar year 1970. Appendix B' SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 20

hereto sets forth a letter to the Commisappear at 35 F.R. 10837, July 7, 1970, unless sioner of Customs dated July 17, 1970, otherwise noted.

from the Secretary of Agriculture, con$ 20.1 General.

curred in by the Secretary of State and

the Special Représentative for Trade The regulations set forth in this sub

Negotiations, requesting this limitation part are issued by the Secretary of Agri

be placed in effect. culture, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State and the Special Rep- 1 See footnote on page 247.

(c) Imports from Panama. No more than 5.6 million pounds of meat which is the product of Panama may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix C'hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect.

(d) Imports from Costa Rica. No more than 36.3 million pounds of meat which is the product of Costa Rica may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix Di hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect.

(e) Imports from Mexico. No more than 71.5 million pounds of meat which is the product of Mexico may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix D' hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of

State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect.

(f) Imports from Guatemala. No more than 23.2 million pounds of meat which is the product of Guatemala may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption in the United States during the calendar year 1970. Appendix F1 hereto sets forth a letter to the Commissioner of Customs concurred in by the Secretary of State and Special Representative for Trade Negotiations requesting this limitation be placed in effect. (35 F.R. 10837, July 7, 1970, as amended at 35 F.R. 11613, July 21, 1970; 35 F.R. 16398, Oct. 21, 1970; 35 F.R. 18384, Dec. 3, 1970; 35 F.R. 18597, Dec. 8, 1970; 35 F.R. 19563, Dec. 24, 1970] $ 20.4 Effective date.

The actions taken herewith have been determined to involve foreign affairs functions of the United States. Therefore, this regulation falls within the foreign affairs exception to the notice and effective date provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553 (Supp. V, 1969). This regulation shall become effective upon publication in the FEDERAL REGISTER but shall not apply to meat released under the provisions of section 448(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1448(b)) prior to such date.

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Subtitle B-Regulations of the

Department of Agriculture

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