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cl4 R e p u b l i c of the Philippines. 2 2 U.S.C. § 1357.

Ante, p. cl2.

62 Stat., P t. 2, p. 1961.

President's notification to Treasury; publ l c a t i o n In Federal Register. Post, p. cl7.

61 Stat., Pt. 5, pp. A1247, A1281, A1318. Republic of Cuba.

59 Stat. 410. 19 U.S.C. § 1351 et teq.

62 Stat., P t. 2, p. 1465.

PROCLAMATIONS—JUNE 2, 1951

[65 STAT.

and French languages as indicated therein, a copy of which is annexed to this proclamation; 6. WHEREAS, in view of the provisions of section 508 of the Philippine Trade Act of 1946 (ch. 244, 60 Stat. 158), no trade-agreement negotiations were entered into by the Government of the United States of America with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and Article X X X V of the said General Agreement specified in the first recital of this proclamation, as amended by the Protocol Modifying Certain Provisions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, dated March 24, 1948 (Treaties and Other International Acts Series 1761-1765, p. 49), has been invoked to prevent the General Agreement from applying between the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines; 7. WHEREAS, the said Torquay Protocol specified in the fifth recital of this proclamation having been signed on behalf of the Government of the United States of America on April 21, 1951, pursuant to paragraph 3 thereof. Schedule X X contained in Annex A thereto will become a schedule to the General Agreement relating to the United States of America on June 6, 1951; 8. WHEREAS, under paragraph 4 of the said Torquay Protocol specified in the fifth recital of this proclamation, a government which has signed the said Torquay Protocol may withhold in whole or in part any concession provided for in the schedule annexed thereto which was initially negotiated with a government which has not signed the said Torquay Protocol; 9. WHEREAS I find that each modification of existing duties and other import restrictions of the United States of America and each continuance of existing customs or excise treatment of articles imported into the United States of America which is hereinafter proclaimed in Part I of this proclamation will be required or appropriate to carry out the said trade agreement specified in the said fifth recital of this proclamation on and after such date as may be notified by the President to the Secretary of the Treasury, and jDublished in the Federal Register^ as the date on and after which the President considers such modification or undertaking to continue treatment should not be withheld pursuant to the said paragraph 4 of the Torquay Protocol referred to in the eighth recital of this proclamation; 10. WHEREAS item 781 [part] (Geneva), item 1205 [first] (Geneva), and items 1532 (a) [part] (Geneva) and 1532 (a) in Part I of Schedule X X contained in Annex A to the said Torquay Protocol specified in the fifth recital of this proclamation provide for the withdrawal in part of each of items 781, 1205 [first], and 1532 (a), respectively, in Part I of Schedule X X (original) to the said General Agreement specified in the first recital of this proclamation; 11. WHEREAS (pursuant to the authority vested in the President by the Constitution and the statutes, including the said section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended by the acts specified in the first recital of this proclamation, the period for the exercise of the authority under the said section 350 having been extended by section 1 of the said act of July 5, 1945, until the expiration of three years from June 12, 1945) on October 30, 1947,1 entered into an exclusive trade agreement with the Government of the Republic of Cuba (61 Stat. (pt. 4) 3699), which exclusive trade agreement includes certain portions of other documents made a part thereof and provides for the treatment in respect of ordinary customs duties of products of the Republic of Cuba imported into the United States of America; 12. WHEREAS, by Proclamation No. 2764 of January 1, 1948 (3 CFR, 1948 S U P P., p. 11), I proclaimed such modifications of existing