Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 60 Part 1.djvu/171

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144 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 244-APR. 30, 1946 [60 STAT. (5) EXCEPTIONS TO ABOVE RULES. -The provisions of this sub- section shall not be applicable to the classes of articles referred to in section 214 (a) of Part 2 of this title (relating to quotas). (b) PERIOD AFTER JULY 3, 1974.-T he ordinary customs duty to be collected on Philippine articles which after July 3, 1974, are entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, in the United States for consumption, shall be determined without regard to the provisions of subsection (a) of this section or of section 214. SEC. 203. CUSTOMS DUTIES OTHER THAN ORDINARY. Customs duties on Philippine articles, other than ordinary customs duties, shall be determined without regard to the provisions of sec- tions 201 and 202 (a), but shall be subject to the provisions of sec- tion 204. SEC. 204. EQUALITY IN SPECIAL IMPORT DUTIES, ETC. (a) With respect to Philippine articles imported into the United States, no duty on or in connection with importation shall be collected or paid in an amount in excess of the duty imposed with respect to like articles which are the product of any other foreign country, or collected or paid in any amount if the duty is not imposed with respect to such like articles. "Duty." (b) As used in this section the term "duty" includes taxes, fees, charges, or exactions, imposed on or in connection with importation; but does not include internal taxes or ordinary customs duties. SEC. 205. EQUALITY IN DUTIES ON PRODUCTS OF PHILIPPINES. (a) With respect to products of the Philippines, which do not come within the definition of Philippine articles, imported into the United States, no duty on or in connection with importation shall be collected or paid in an amount in excess of the duty imposed with respect to like articles which are the product of any other foreign country (except Cuba), or collected or paid in any amount if the duty is not imposed with respect to such like articles which are the product of any other foreign country (except Cuba). "Duty." (b) As used in this section the term "duty" includes taxes, fees, charges, or exactions, imposed on or in connection with importation; but does not include internal taxes. Po, p. 158. Part 2-Quotas SEC. 211. ABSOLUTE QUOTA ON SUGARS. (a) DEFINITION OF PHILIPPINE SUOARS.-For the purpose of this section, an article shall not be considered "Philippine sugars" unless it is a Philippine article. (b) DEFINITION OF REFINED SUOARS.- As used in this section the term "refined sugars" has the same meaning as the term "direct- 7u.s .tc n1101. consumption sugar" as defined in section 101 of the Sugar Act of 1937. (c) AMOUNT OF QUOTA.- During the period from January 1, 1946, to July 3, 1974, both dates inclusive, the total amount of all Philippine sugars which, in any calendar year, may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, in the United States for consumption, shall not Reflned sugars. exceed 952,000 short tons (the equivalent of 850,000 long tons), of which not to exceed 56,000 short tons (the equivalent of 50,000 long tons) may be refined sugars; except that during the period from January 1, 1974, to July 3, 1974, both dates inclusive, such total amount shall not exceed 476,000 short tons (the equivalent of 425,000 long tons), of which not to exceed 28,000 short tons (the equivalent of 25,000 long tons) may be refined sugars. (d) ALLOCATION OF QUOTAS FOR UNREFINED SUGARS.- T he quota for unrefined sugars, including that required to manufacture the refined