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or 7553. with an added condition, concurred in by the surety, for the payment of duty at the appropriate rate in the event that the proof of required use prescribed by $ 58.3 is not produced within one year from the date of entry, or any lawful extension of that period. If the importer has on file a general term bond for the entry of merchandise, the conditionally free merchandise may be charged against such bond, provided there is added thereto, with the concurrence of the surety, the before-mentioned condition. When such merchandise is entered for warehouse the regular warehouse entry bond, customs Form 7555, shall be given unless the merchandise is charged against a general term bond for the entry of merchandise, customs Form 7595, and in either case withdrawals shall be made on customs Form 7506. Liquidation of the consumption entries and warehouse entries shall be suspended pending the submission of proof that the merchandise has been used as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry.

$ 58.3 Proof of use. (a) Within one year from the date of entry (in the case of warehouse entries as well as consumption entries) the importer shall submit an affidavit of the superintendent or manager of the manufacturing plant stating the use to which the article has been put. If the collector is satisfied that the imported product was not used by the importer and was not used in a manufacturing process, but was sold substantially as the imported product to the ultimate user, he may accept as proof of the nature of such use an affidavit of the wholesaler or other person making the final sale of the product. In appropriate cases statements as to the use of products covered by more than one entry may be included in one affidavit, but in this event the affidavit shall be filed in duplicate, one copy to be forwarded to the comptroller of customs.

(b) Upon satisfactory proof of use of the product as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry, the entry shall be liquidated free of duty. When such proof is not Aled within one year from the date of entry or any authorized extension of the period of the bond, the entry shall be liquidated with the assessment of duty at the appropriate rate under the proper provision of the tariff act.

(c) The entry or withdrawal of hay within the effective period of Public Law 211 may be permitted free of duty upon the filling of the affidavit prescribed in § 58.2 (a) and the entry liquidated free of duty without compliance with $ 58.2 (b) or $ 58.3 (a) or (b). | Paragraph (c) added by T.D. 50990, Jan. 19, 1944, 9 F.R. 831]

$ 58.4 Quota limitations. Articles of the kinds subject to quantitative limitations upon entry or withdrawal for consumption which are accorded free entry pursuant to Public Law 211 are subject to such quota

(Preceding part, in small type, superseded by following part during period covered by this Supplement) Sec. 58.1 Free entry of feedstuffs. 58.2 Entry requirements. 58.3 Proof of use, 58.4 Free entry of oats for human consump

tion and flaxseed. 58.5 Quota limitations.

AUTHORITY: $ $ 58.1 to 58.5, inclusive, issued under 57 Stat. 607, as amended; 19 U.S.C., Sup., 1001 note.

SOURCE: $8 58.1 to 58.5, inclusive, contained in Treasury Decision 51033, Apr. 3, 1944, 9 F.R. 3680.

$ 58.1 Free entry of feedstuffs. (a) Under authority of section 1 (a) (1) of Public Law 211, approved December 22, 1943, as amended by Public Law 272, approved March 29, 1944, the following products, if entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, on or after December 23, 1943, and before June 20, 1944, and if actually used in the United States as, or as a constituent part of, feeds for livestock or poultry, are exempt from duty upon compliance with these regulations:

(1) Wheat, oats, barley, rye, flax, cottonseed, corn, or hay;

(2) Derivatives of the foregoing;

(3) Products wholly or in chief value of one or more of the products mentioned in (1) and (2) above.

SEC. 1. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930, the following, when imported into the United States from foreign countries, and when entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, at any time after December 22, 1943, and before June 20, 1944, shall be exempt from duty:

(1) Wheat, oats, barley, rye, flax, cottonseed, corn, or hay, or products in chief value of one or more of the foregoing or derivatives thereof, any of the foregoing if to be used as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock and poultry.

(2) Flaxseed, if the entry or withdrawal is after the date this paragraph takes effect.

(3) Oats to be used for purposes of human consumption, if the entry or withdrawal is after the date this paragraph takes effect.

(b) This joint resolution shall not be construed to authorize the importation of wheat for milling purposes.

(c) As used in this joint resolution the term "United States' means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Territories, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

SEC. 2. The exemptions from duties provided for by this joint resolution shall be subject to compliance with regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury.

limitations.

The foregoing does not apply to wheat or other grain which is used in the manufacture of flour for human consumption, to cottonseed for oil milling, or to other merchandise to be processed for the purpose of producing a product which is not to be used as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry. If the required use is shown, the exemption is applicable to imported derivatives of the products named in Public Law 211, as amended, such as feed flour, linseed cake or meal, and cottonseed cake or meal, and is applicable to products in chief value of one or more of the derivatives and/or the named products.

(b) Screenings or scalpings are not a product or a derivative of the grain or seed from which screened, but if the screenings or scalpings are in chief value of wheat, oats, barley, rye, flax, cottonseed, corn, or hay, and/or derivatives thereof, they may be admitted free of duty under the provision in Public Law 211, as amended, for products in chief value of the named products or derivatives thereof, provided they are used as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry.

(c) A product of the threshing machine consisting of a cultivated grain or seed named in section 1 (a) (1) of Public Law 211, as amended, and screenings, if in chief value of the cultivated grain or seed, may be admitted free of duty under that section, if such product is used as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry.

$ 58.2 Entry requirements. (a) There shall be filed in connection with the entry an affidavit of the importer that the merchandise, which shall be described by name, is to be used as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry.

(b) If the product is entered for consumption, there shall also be filled in connection with the entry a bond on customs Form 7551 or 7553, with an added condition, concurred in by the surety, for the payment of duty at the appropriate rate in the event that the proof of required use prescribed by $ 58.3 is not produced within one year from the date of entry, or any lawful extension of that period. If the importer has on file a general term bond for the entry of merchandise, customs Form 7595, the conditionally free merchandise may be charged against such bond. If the bond on file is on customs Form 7553, the merchandise may be charged against such bond after there

has been added thereto, with the concurrence of the surety, the condition provided for herein. When such merchandise is entered for warehouse the regular warehouse entry bond, customs Form 7555, shall be given unless the merchandise is charged against a general term bond for the entry of merchandise, customs Form 7595, and in either case withdrawals shall be made on customs Form 7506. Liquidation of the consumption entries and warehouse entries shall be suspended pending the submission of satisfactory proof of use.

$ 58.3 Proof of use. (a) Within one year from the date of entry (in the case of warehouse entries as well as consumption entries) the importer shall submit an affidavit as to the use made of the importation in the United States. If it has been used for feed for livestock or poultry on premises under the control of the importer there shall be submitted an affidavit, executed by the importer or his agent, to that effect. If the product has been substantially processed or manufactured in the United States, the importer shall submit an affidavit of the superintendent or manager of the manufacturing plant stating the use to which the product has been put in such manner as to indicate whether the article manufactured from the imported product is feed for livestock or poultry. If the importation was not used by the importer and was not substantially processed or manufactured, but was sold substantially as the imported product to the ultimate user, the importer shall submit, either before or after the product is actually consumed, either the affidavit of such user or the affidavit of the person making the final sale of the product to the ultimate user as to the use made or to be made of the product. An appropriate cases affidavits as to the use of products covered by more than one entry may be included in one affidavit, but in this event the affidavit shall be filed in duplicate, one copy to be forwarded to the comptroller of customs.

(b) Upon satisfactory proof of use of the product as, or as a constituent part of, feed for livestock or poultry, the entry shall be liquidated free of duty. When such proof is not filed within one year from the date of entry or any authorized extension of the period of the bond, the entry shall be liquidated with the assessment of duty at the appropri

ate rate under the proper provision of the tariff act.

(c) The entry or withdrawal of hay within the effective period of Public Law 211, as amended, may be permitted free of duty upon the filing of the affidavit prescribed in $ 58.2 (a) and the entry liquidated free of duty without compliance with $8 58.2 (b) or 58.3 (a) or (b).

$58.4 Free entry of oats for human consumption and flaxseed. (a) Under authority of section 1 (a) (2) and (3) of Public Law 211, approved December 22, 1943, as amended by Public Law 272, approved March 29, 1944, the following products, if entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, on or after March 30, 1944, and before June 20, 1944, are exempt from duty:

Flaxseed; Oats to be used for purposes of human consumption.

(b) Flaxseed, if so entered or withdrawn, is exempt from duty regardless of the purpose for which used, but the screenings imported in shipments of flaxseed are not entitled to free entry unless in chief value of the products named in section 1 (a) (1) of Public Law 211, as amended, and/or derivatives thereof (see $58.1 (b)), and upon compliance with $$ 58.2 and 58.3 (a).

(c) There shall be filed in connection with the entry of oats under the authority of section 1 (a) (3) of Public Law 211, as amended, an affidavit of the importer that the oats are to be used for purposes of human consumption. The importer shall also comply, with appropriate modifications, with the provisions of $ 58.2 (b) with respect to the filing of a bond in connection with the entry, and of § 58.3 (a) with respect to furnishing of proof of use. Such proof of use shall consist of proof that the oats have been manufactured into products for human consumption which are not to be exported. Upon satisfactory proof of use of the product for purposes of human consumption, the entry shall be liquidated free of duty. When such proof is not filed within one year from the date of entry or any authorized extension of the period of the bond, the entry shall be liquidated with the assessment of duty at the appropriate rate under the proper provision of the tariff act.

$ 58.5 Quota limitations. Articles of the kinds subject to quantitative limitations upon entry or withdrawal for consumption which are accorded free entry pursuant to Public Law 211, as amended, are subject to such quota limitations.

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TITLE 20EMPLOYEES' BENEFITS

Part Chapter I-United States Employees' Compensation Commission..

Note Chapter II—Railroad Retirement Board......

204 Chapter III—Social Security Board, Federal Security Agency..

403 CHAPTER I-UNITED STATES EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION

COMMISSION

Subchapter A-United States Employees' Compensation Act

NOTE: By Administrative Order 1, Mar. 5, 1943, 8 F.R. 3239, the Foreign Claims Commission of the War Department was authorized to process claims, to make initial payments of compensation, and to furnish other benefits initially, pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter and such supplementary instructions as may from time to time be issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United States who are injured while in the performance of their duties for the United States in employment in the Commonwealth of Australia.

By amendment to Administrative Order 1, Oct. 20, 1944, 9 F.R. 12711, the Foreign Claims Commission of the War Department was authorized to process claims, to make initial payments of compensation, and to furnish other benefits initially, pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter and such supplementary instructions as may from time to time be Issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United States who are injured whlle in the performance of their duties for the United States in employment in the Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations.

By Administrative Order 2, Apr. 1, 1943, 8 F.R. 5205, the Foreign Claims Commission for the Persian Gulf Service Command, Middle Eastern Theater of Operations, War Department, was authorized to process claims, to make initial payments of compensation, and to furnish other benefits initially, pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter and such supplementary instructions as may from time to time be issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United States who are injured while in the performance of their dutles for the United States in employment under the Persian Gulf Service Command.

By Administrative Order 3, June 3, 1943, 8 F.R. 8029, the Foreign Claims Commission of the War Department for the Iceland Base Command was authorized to process claims, to make initial payments of compensation, and to furnish other benefits initially, pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter, and such supplementary instructions as may from time to time be issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United States who are injured while in the performance of their duties for the United States in employment under the Iceland Base Command.

By Administrative Order 4, Nov. 6, 1943, 8 F.R. 15815, the Foreign Economic Administratlon was authorized to process claims, to make initial payments of compensation, and to furnish initially other benefits pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter and such supplementary instructions as may be issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United States who are injured while in the performance of their duties for the United States in employment in Brazil.

By Administrative Order 5, Jan. 13, 1944, 9 F.R. 866, the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs (or his business managers acting for him) in South America was authorized to arrange and provide for the initial furnishing of medical and other benefits pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter and such supplementary instructions as may from time to time be issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United States, employees of such Coordinator, who are injured while in the performance of their duties for the United States in employment in South America.

By amendment to Administrative Order 6, Oct. 20, 1944, 9 F.R. 12711, the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs and its corporations in South America were authorized to arrange and provide for the initial furnishing of medical and other benefits pursuant to the regulations in this subchapter and such supplementary instructions as may from time to time be issued by the Commission, in cases of civilian employees of the United

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