Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/649

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PROCLAMATION 6282—APR. 25, 1991 105 STAT. 2533 7. Section 604 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2483) authorizes the President to embody in the HTS the substance of the provisions of that Act, and of other Acts affecting import treatment, and actions thereunder. 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 Title V and section 604 of the 1974 Act, do proclaim that: (1) In order to provide benefits under the GSP to specified designated eligible articles when imported from any designated beneficiary developing country, the HTS is modified as provided in Annex I to this proclamation. {2)(a) In order to provide benefits under the GSP to specified designated eligible articles when imported horn any designated beneficiary developing country, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for the HTS subheadings enumerated in Annex 11(a)(1) and 11(b)(1) is modified by inserting in the parentheses the symbol "A" as provided in such Annexes to this proclamation. (b) In order to provide benefits under the GSP to a specified designated eligible article and in order that a country should not be treated as a beneficiary developing country with respect to such eligible article for purposes of the GSP, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for the HTS subheadings enimierated in Annex 11(b)(2) is modified by inserting in the parentheses the symbol "A*" as provided in such Annex to this proclamation. (c) In order to provide preferential tariff treatment under the GSP to certain countries which have been excluded from the benefits of the GSP for certain eligible articles imported from such countries, following my determination that a country previously excluded from receiving such benefits should again be treated as a beneficiary developing country with respect to such article, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for each of the HTS provisions enumerated in Annex 11(a)(2) and 11(b)(3) to this proclamation is modified: (i) by deleting from such subcolimm for such HTS provisions the symbol "A*" in parentheses, and (ii) by inserting in such subcolumn the symbol "A" in lieu thereof. (d) In order to provide that one or more countries should no longer be treated as beneficiary developing countries with respect to an eligible article for purposes of the GSP, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for each of the HTS provisions emmierated in Annex 11(b)(4) to this proclamation is modified: (i) by deleting from such subcolumn for such HTS provisions the sjonbol "A" in parentheses, and (ii) by inserting in such subcolumn the symbol "A*" in lieu thereof. (3) In order to provide for the designation of Czechoslovakia as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of the GSP, to provide for the suspension of preferential treatment under the GSP for Sudan, to provide that one or more countries which have not been treated as beneficiary developing countries with respect to an eligible article should be redesignated as beneficiary developing countries with respect to such article for purposes of the GSP, and to provide that one or more countries should no longer be treated as beneficiary developing countries with respect to an eligible article for purposes of the GSP, general note 3(c)(ii) to the HTS is modified as provided in Annex III to this proclamation.