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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

PUBLIC LAW 96-39—JULY 26, 1979

93 STAT. 305

include a statement of the reasons for the denial, as well as a statement informing the protesting party of his right to file a civil action contesting the denial of a protest under section 514 of theTariffAct ofl930.". (3) AMENDMENT OF SECTION 514 OF THE TARIFF ACT OF 1930.—

Section 514 of such Act (19 U.S.C. 1514) is amended— (A) in subsection (a), by inserting "subsection (b) of this section," immediately after "Except as provided in", (B) in subsection (a), by striking out "American manufacturers, producers, and wholesalers" and inserting in lieu thereof "domestic interested parties as defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), and (E) of this Act", (C) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (c) and (d), (D) by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection: "(b) With respect to determinations made under section 303 of this Act or title VII of this Act which are reviewable under section 516A of this title, determinations of the appropriate customs officer are final and conclusive upon all persons (including the United States and any officer thereof) unless a civil action contesting a determination listed in section 516A of this title is commenced in the United States Customs Court.", (E) in paragraph (1) of subsection (c), as that subsection is redesignated by subparagraph (C) of this paragraph, by striking out the last sentence thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Except as provided in sections 485(d) and 557(b) of this Act, protests may be filed with respect to merchandise which is the subject of a decision specified in subsection (a) of this section by— "(A) the importers or consignees shown on the entry papers, or their sureties; "(B) any person paying any charge or exaction; "(C) any person seeking entry or delivery; "(D) any person filing a claim for drawback; or "(E) any authorized agent of any of the persons described in clauses (A) through (D).", and (F) in paragraph (2) of subsection (c), as that subsection is redesignated by subparagraph (C) of this paragraph, by adding at the end thereof the following: "A protest by a surety which has an unsatisfied legal claim under its bond may be filed within 90 days from the date of mailing of notice of demand for payment against its bond. If another party has not filed a timely protest, the surety's protest shall certify that it is not being filed collusively to extend another authorized person's time to protest as specified in this subsection.".

Ante, p. 176.

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(A) Section 1541(a) of title 28, United States Code, is 28 USC 1541. amended by inserting immediately before the period at the end thereof a comma and the following: "and from any interlocutory order granting, continuing, modifying, refusing, or dissolving an injunction, or refusing to dissolve or modify an injunction, under section 516A(c)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930".

(B) Section 1582 of such title is amended— (i) in subsection (b), by striking out "American manufacturers, producers, or wholesalers pursuant to section

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Ante, p. BOO.

28 USC 1582.