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[117 STAT. 952]
[117 STAT. 952]
PUBLIC LAW 107-000—MMMM. DD, 2003

117 STAT. 952

PUBLIC LAW 108–78—SEPT. 3, 2003

pursuant to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement procedures set forth in section C of chapter 15 of the Agreement. (b) CONTRACT CLAUSES.—All contracts executed by any agency of the United States on or after the date of entry into force of the Agreement shall contain a clause specifying the law that will apply to resolve any breach of contract claim. 19 USC 3805 note.

SEC. 107. EFFECTIVE DATES; EFFECT OF TERMINATION.

(a) EFFECTIVE DATES.—Except as provided in subsection (b), the provisions of this Act and the amendments made by this Act take effect on the date the Agreement enters into force. (b) EXCEPTIONS.— (1) Sections 1 through 3 and this title take effect on the date of enactment of this Act. (2) Section 205 takes effect on the date on which the textile and apparel provisions of the Agreement take effect pursuant to article 5.10 of the Agreement. (c) TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT.—On the date on which the Agreement ceases to be in force, the provisions of this Act (other than this subsection) and the amendments made by this Act shall cease to be effective.

TITLE II—CUSTOMS PROVISIONS 19 USC 3805 note.

19 USC 3805 note.

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SEC. 201. TARIFF MODIFICATIONS.

(a) TARIFF MODIFICATIONS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AGREEMENT.— The President may proclaim— (1) such modifications or continuation of any duty, (2) such continuation of duty-free or excise treatment, or (3) such additional duties— as the President determines to be necessary or appropriate to carry out or apply articles 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, and 2.12 and Annex 2B of the Agreement. (b) OTHER TARIFF MODIFICATIONS.—Subject to the consultation and layover provisions of section 103(a), the President may proclaim— (1) such modifications or continuation of any duty, (2) such modifications as the United States may agree to with Singapore regarding the staging of any duty treatment set forth in Annex 2B of the Agreement, (3) such continuation of duty-free or excise treatment, or (4) such additional duties— as the President determines to be necessary or appropriate to maintain the general level of reciprocal and mutually advantageous concessions with respect to Singapore provided for by the Agreement. (c) CONVERSION TO AD VALOREM RATES.—For purposes of subsections (a) and (b), with respect to any good for which the base rate in the Schedule of the United States set forth in Annex 2B of the Agreement is a specific or compound rate of duty, the President may substitute for the base rate an ad valorem rate that the President determines to be equivalent to the base rate. SEC. 202. RULES OF ORIGIN.

(a) ORIGINATING GOODS.—For purposes of this Act and for purposes of implementing the tariff treatment provided for under

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