Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/599

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PROCLAMATION 6244—FEB. 4, 1991 105 STAT. 2483 and to redesignate Chile as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of the GSR 3. Pursuant to section 504 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2464), the President may withdraw, suspend, or limit the application of duty-free treatment under the GSP with respect to any article or with respect to any country upon consideration of the factors set forth in sections 501 and 502(c] of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2461 and 2462(c)). I have determined, pursuant to section 504(a) of the 1974 Act, that Chile should not receive pref- erential tariff treatment under the GSP with respect to certain eligible articles. 4. Section 604 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2483) authorizes the President to embody in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) the substance of the provisions of that Act, and of other acts af- fecting import treatment, and actions thereimder. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including but not limited to sections 501, 502, 504, and 604 of the 1974 Act, do proclaim that: (1) In order to redesignate Chile as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of the GSP, general note 3(c)(ii)(A) to the HTS, Usting those countries whose products are eligible for benefits of the GSP, is modified by inserting in alphabetical order in the list of independent countries "Chile". (2) In order to provide that Chile should not be treated as a beneficiary developing country with respect to certain eligible articles for purposes of the GSP, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolimm for each of the HTS provisions enumerated in section A of the Aimex to this proclamation is modified by deleting from such subcolumn for such HTS provisions the symbol "A" in parentheses, and by inserting the symbol "A*" in lieu thereof. (3) In order to provide that Chile should not be treated as a beneficiary developing country with respect to certain eligible articles for purposes of the GSP, general note 3(c)(ii)(D) to the HTS is modified as provided in section B of the Annex to this proclamation. (4) Any provisions of previous proclamations and Executive orders inconsistent with the provisions of this proclamation are hereby superseded to the extent of such inconsistency. (5) The amendments made by this proclamation shall be effective with respect to articles both: (i) imported on or after January 1, 1976, and (ii) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after the date of publication of this proclamation in the Federal Register. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fourth day of February, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fifteenth. GEORGE BUSH