Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 49 Part 2.djvu/1957

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RECIPROCAL TRADE-CANADA. 3963 ordinary customs duties in excess of those set forth and provided for in the said Schedule. The said articles shall also be exempt from all Xo excess duty. etc. other duti('s, taxes, fees, charges, or exactions, imposed on or in con- nection with importation, in excess of those imposed on the day of the signature of this Agreement or required to be imposed thereafter under laws of the United States of America in force on the day of the signature of this Agreement. Schedule II and the notes included therein shall have full force. i 'ehedllle II inelulle(j In . \ !(reellleTl t. and effect as integral parts of this Agreement. ARTICLE V The provisions of Articles III and IV of this .dgreement shall not Internal t,(xation. prevent the Government of either country from imposing on the importation of any product a charge equivalent to an internal tax imposed on a like domestic product or on a commodity from which the imported product has been manufactured or produced in whole or in part. ARTICLE VI Articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the United States ~o ", ( 'ess rhargps. of America or Canada shall, after importation into the other country, be exempt from all internal taxes, fees, charges or exactions other or higher than those payable on like articles of national origin or any other foreign origin. The provisions of this Article in regard to granting of national fe!;;,:;,isiOllS not af· treatment shall not affect the laws now in force in Canada whereby leaf tobacco, spirits, beer, malt and malt syrup imported from abroad are subject to special taxes, nor shall they affect the applicability to goods produced or manufactured in the United States of America of special excise taxes imposed under existing provisions of the Special War Revenue Act. In these respects, however, most-favored-nation treatment shall apply. ARTICLE VII No prohibitions import or customs quotas import licenses or ~o quant;r·,the rpc· , •• .' , uhtlOlJ IlllJl'J:->t\(L any other form of quantitative regulatIOn, whether or not operated iq. connection with any agency of centralized control, shall be imposed by the United States of America on the importation or sale of any article the growth, produce or manufacture of Canada enumerated and described in Schedule II, nor by Canada on the importation or /'1, p. :)11•• . sale of any article the growth, produce or manufacture of the United States of America enumerated and described in Schedule I, except I',,"', p. :l!l/l~. as specifically provided for in the snid Schedules. The foregoing provision shall not apply to quantitative restrictions EXl'l 'l:li<lll< in whatever form imposed by either country on the importation or sale of any article the growth, produce or manufacture of the other country in conjunction with governmental measures operating to regulate or control the production, market supply, or prices of like domestic articles, or tending to increase the labor costs of production of such articles. 'V'henever the Government of either country pro- ';·,:il" i·' Nller of poses to establish or change any restriction authorized by this para- I'f' , ;, " " ·, j l'!>,n,p" graph, it shall give notice thereof in writing to the other Government and shall afi'ord such other Goyernment an opportunity within thirty days after receipt of such notice to consult with it in respect of the proposed action; and if an agreement with respect thereto is not reached within thirty days following receipt of the aforesaid notice, the Government which proposes to take such action shall be free to }(icllt to ahrogate,