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PROCLAMATIONS, 1936 December 29, 1936 [No. 2214] Merchandise in bonded warehouse. Statutory authori- zation. 46 Stat. 696. 19U.S. a. 1318. 48 Stat. 744 . 1 U.S. C.0 1557. ol th a ce IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 28" day of December, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-six and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-first. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: R. WALTON MOORE Acting Secretary of State. MERCHANDISE IN BONDED WAREHOUSE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (46 Stat. 696) provides: "Whenever the President shall by proclamation declare an emergency to exist by reason of a state of war, or otherwise, he may authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to extend during the continuance of such emergency the time herein prescribed for the performance of any act * * *"; AND WHEREAS section 557 of the said Act (46 Stat. 744) pro- vides: "Any merchandise subject to duty, with the exception of perishable articles and explosive substances other than fire- crackers, may be entered for warehousing and be deposited in a bonded warehouse at the expense and risk of the owner, importer, or consignee. Such merchandise may be withdrawn, at any time within three years (or ten months in the case of grain) from the date of importation, for consumption upon payment of the duties and charges accruing thereon at the rate of duty imposed by law upon such merchandise at the date of withdrawal * * * Provided, That the total period of time for which such mer- chandise may remain in bonded warehouse shall not exceed three years (or ten months in the case of grain) from the date of importation * * *"; Emergenoy de- NOW, THEREFORE, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the . United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the foregoing provision of section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930, do by this proclamation declare an emergency to exist. Warehousingerod And I do hereby authorize the Secretary of the Treasury, until Pr merchandU~ fur- lerextended. - further notice: Imports between (1) In the case of merchandise imported between January 11 and nber la 1 nd De December 31, 1930 (both dates inclusive), and entered for warehous- 42 Stat. 9n; a ing under section 557 of the Tariff Act of 1922 (42 Stat. 977) or section ta557 of the Tariff Act of 1930, except grain imported on or after June 18, 1930, to extend the warehousing period for not more than one year from and after the expiration of the three-year period prescribed in sections 557 and 559 of the Tariff Acts of 1922 and 1930, as extended 47 tat. 248. for two years under the authority of Proclamation No. 2023, dated December 23, 1932, and further extended for one year under the 49tat. 3427,3491. authority of Proclamation No. 2109, dated December 21, 1934, and further extended for one year under the authority of Proclamation No. 2154, dated January 11, 1936.