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tain both copies of the application on file in his office and advise the applicant in writing as to the reasons for his disapproval. § 56.3

Extension of bonds. (a) In each case in which the merchandise remains charged against & carrier's bond, customs Form 3587, and an extension or further extension of the 1-year period prescribed in section 491, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, is desired, there shall be furnished to the collector of customs at the port where the charge against the bond was made the agreement of the principal and sureties on such bonds in the following form:

EXTENSION OF CARRIER'S BOND Whereas, in Treasury Decision No. 52896, of December 28, 1951, issued pursuant to authority contained in the President's Proclamation No. 2948, dated October 12, 1951, the 1-year period prescribed in section 491, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, was extended for 1 year and further extended for additional periods of 1 year each from and after the expiration of the immediately preceding extension, provided, among other things, that in each case in which the merchandise remains charged against a carrier's bond the principal on such bond shall agree to the extension and shall furnish the agreement of the sureties on the bond to remain bound under the terms and conditions of the bond to the same extent as if no extension had been granted, and

Whereas, the carrier's bond described below was furnished in connection with the entry for transportation in bond indicated and it is now desired to extend the liability under such bond for a period of 1 year from the date of maturity of the bond: 1 Name of carrier: Date of bond: Date of approval: Class and number of transportation in bond

entry: Dated: Port where charge against bond was made:

(Name) (Address) (SEAL)

(Surety) (b) In each case in which the merchandise is covered by a warehouse entry bond on customs Form 7555, and an extension or further extension of the 3year period prescribed in sections 557 and 559, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, is desired, the principal on the bond, in order to obtain the benefit of such extension, shall furnish to the collector of customs at the port where the bond is on file an agreement in the following form:

EXTENSION OF WAREHOUSE ENTRY BOND Whereas, in Treasury Decision No. 52896, of December 28, 1951, issued pursuant to authority contained in the President's Proclamation No. 2948, dated October 12, 1951. the 3-year warehousing period for imported merchandise prescribed in sections 557 and a 559, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, was extended for 1 year and further extended for additional periods of 1 year each from and after the expiration of the immediately preceding extension, provided, among other things, that in each case the principal on the entry bond shall furnish the agreement of the sureties on the bond to remain bound under the terms and conditions of the bond to the same extent as if no extension had been granted, and

Whereas, the warehouse entry bond described below was furnished in connection with the warehouse entry indicated, and it is now desired to extend the liability under such bond for a period of 1 year from the date of maturity of the bond: : Port of Bond No.

dated
Warehouse entry No.
Description of merchandise
Date of importation

Description of merchandise:
Date of importation:
Now. Therefore, This 18 to certify that

principal, and

and sureties on the carrier's bond referred to above, hereby stipulate and agree that their liability under said bond · shall continue unchanged and in full force and effect to the same extent as 11 no extension had been granted for a period of 1 year from the date of maturity cf the bond.1

1 Here insert the words "as extended" 11 & previous extension has been allowed.

EXTENSION OF GENERAL TERM BOND FOR ENTRY

OF MERCHANDISE 1a

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Whereas, in Treasury Decision No. 52896, of December 28, 1951, issued pursuant to authority contained in the President's Proclamation No. 2948, dated October 12, 1951, the 3-year warehousing period for imported merchandise prescribed in sections 557 and 559, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, was extended for 1 year and further extended for additional periods of 1 year each from and after the expiration of the immediately preceding extension, provided, among other things, that in each case the principal on the entry bond shall furnish the agreement of the sureties on the bond to remain bound under the terms and conditions of the bond to the same extent as if no extension had been granted, and

Whereas, the bond described below was furnished by

(Name of principal on the bond) and accepted by the Government of the United States to cover, among other things, the entry of imported merchandise for warehouse or rewarehouse at the port(s) of

during the period beginning on

19.---, and ending on

19.---' General Term Bond for Entry of Merchandise is in the sum of executed by principal, and

and

as sureties, under date of

-, 19.---, and approved by the Bureau of Customs under date of

19----; and Whereas, certain imported merchandise was entered for warehouse or rewarehouse at the ports and under the entries indicated below and such entries were charged against the bond described above: Name of port

Entry No.

Date of Entry

(SEAL)

(Surety)

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(Name and official title) (c) If the principal on a warehouse entry bond desires to furnish a new bond to include the period of extenison or further extension in lieu of furnishing an agreement in the form prescribed in paragraph (b) of this section, the new bond shall be furnished on customs Form 7555 but with the words “3 years” appearing in conditions (1) and (2) of the form changed to read “4 years” or “5 years," and so forth, as the case may require.

(d) In cases in which the merchandise concerned was entered for warehouse and charged against a General Term Bond for Entry of Merchandise, customs Form 7595, or against a Blanket Smelting and Refining Bond in the form prescribed in Treasury Decision 50267, as modified by Treasury Decision 52403, the agreement of the principal and sureties on the bond shall be furnished to the collector of customs in the following

and Whereas,

(Name of principal on bond) desires, as to such merchandise, to obtain an extension of the period during which it may remain in warehouse for 1 year from and after the expiration of the 3-year period prescribed in sections 557 and 559, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, or to obtain &

1a Substitute the words “Blanket Smelting and Refining Bond” is the merchandise was charged against such a bond.

2 If the merchandise was charged against & Blanket Smelting and Refining Bond, delete the words “during the period beginning

form:

19----, and ending on

19----," and substitute therefor the words “on and after

19----".

on ----

? Here insert the words "as extended” 11 ia previous extension has been allowed.

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further extension for an additional period of 1 year from and after the expiration of any immediately preceding extension which may have been granted, and to continue the llability therefor under the bond for such 3year period and to extend the liability under the bond to cover such extension or further extension of 1 year. Now, Therefore, This is to certify that

principal, and

and sureties, on the bond described above, hereby stipulate and agree that, in consideration of the granting of an extension or further extension of 1 year of the 3-year period during which the merchandise may remain in warehouse, their llability under the bond as to such merchandise shall cover such 1-year extension or further extension, together with the original 3-year period.

Witness our hands and seals this.. day of.------

--, 19.--Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of

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(Name and official tite) A suficient number of copies of thi agreement shall be furnished to permi retention of the original in the Bureau and the filing of one copy at each of the ports where the entries involved were filed.

(e) There shall also be furnished with either of the agreements or the net bond required in paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of this section a statement of the proprietor of the warehouse in which the merchandise concerned is stored, consenting to the extension or further extension covered by the agreement or new bond, or certifying that all charges or amounts due or owing to the proprietor for storage or handling of the merchandise concerned up to the date of the beginning of the 1-year period of ex. tension or further extension covered by the agreement or new bond have been paid. Such statements shall not be required in cases in which the principal on the agreement or new bond is the proprietor of the warehouse in which the merchandise is stored.

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CHAPTER 11-UNITED STATES TARIFF COMMISSION

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Employee responsibilities and conduct.
Rules of general application.
Investigations of costs of production.
Investigations of alleged unfair practices in import trade.
Investigations of effects of imports on agricultural programs.
Investigations to determine probable economic effect on industries of United

States tariff concessions which may be included in proposed trade agree

ments. Investigations of import injury to industries, firms, or workers due to trade

agreement concessions. Review of actions providing additional tariff protection to industries to

prevent or remedy serious injury from imports. Investigations of dumping injury to domestic industry.

206

207

208

PART 200-EMPLOYEE RESPONSI

BILITIES AND CONDUCT

Subpart A-General Provisions Sec. 200.735–101 Purpose. 200.735–102 Definitions. 200.735-103 Counseling service. 200.735–104. Disciplinary and other remedial

action.

Subpart B-Provisions Governing Ethical and
Other Conduct and Responsibilities of Employees
200.735–104a Proscribed actions.
200.735-105 Guts, entertainment and favors.
200.735–106 Outside employment and other

activities.
200.735-107 Financial interests.
200.735-108 Use of Government property.
200.735–109 Misuse of information.
200.735–110 Indebtedness.
200.735–111 Gambling, betting, and lot-

teries. 200.735–112 General conduct prejudicial to

the Government. 200.735–113 Miscellaneous statutory provi

sions.

Subpart C-Provisions Governing Statements of

Employment and Financial Interests Sec. 200.735–114 Employees required to submit

statements. 200.735–114a Employee complaints on filing

requirements. 200.735-115 Forms—Interests not to be

reported. 200.735–116 Time and place for submission

of employees' statements. 200.735–117 Supplementary statements. 200.735–118 Interests of employees' rela

tives. 200.735–119 Information not known by em

ployees. 200.735–120 Information prohibited. 200.735–121 Confidentiality of employees'

statements. 200.735–122 Special Government employees. 200.735--123 Effect of employees' and special

Government employees' state

ments on other requirements. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 200 issued under E.O. 11222, 30 F.R. 6469, 3 CFR, 1965 Supp.; 5 CFR 735.101 et seq.

SOURCE: The provisions of this part 200 appear at 31 F.R. 2593, Feb. 10, 1966, unless otherwise noted.

Subpart A-General Provisions $ 200.735–101 Purpose.

The purpose of the regulations in this part is to maintain the highest standards of honesty, integrity, impartiality, and conduct on the part of all employees of the U.S. Tariff Commission and to maintain public confidence that the business of the Commission is being conducted in accordance with such standards. $ 200.735–102 Definitions.

In this part:

(a) “Commission" means the U.S. Tariff Commission.

(b) "Commissioner" means a Commissioner of the U.S. Tariff Commission.

(c) “Employee" means a Commissioner, employee, or special Government employee of the Commission, but, for the purposes of $ $ 200.735–114 to 200.735–123, inclusive, only, the term does not include a Commissioner or a special Government employee.

(d) “Executive order" means Executive Order 11222 of May 8, 1965.

(e) “Person" means an individual, a corporation, a company, an association, a firm, a partnership, a society, a joint stock company, or any other organization or institution.

(f) "Special Government employee" means a “special Government employee" as defined in section 202 of Title 18 of the United States Code who is employed by the Commission. $ 200.735–103 Counseling service.

To provide advice and guidance to employees of the Commission with regard to the matters covered in this part, a Commissioner shall be designated by the Commission to be the Counselor on such matters and the Assistant General Counsel of the Commission shall be the Deputy Counselor. In the absence of the Assistant General Counsel, an employee designated by the Commission shall act as the Deputy Counselor.

(a) The duties of the Counselor shall consist of:

(1) Supervising the counseling seryices to be rendered to Commission employees with respect to the matters covered in this part; and

(2) Serving as the Commission's designee to the Civil Service Commission on such matters.

(b) The duties of the Deputy Counselor shall consist of:

(1) Reviewing each statement of employment and financial interests required to be submitted under this part;

(2) Counseling employees with a view to preventing any violation of the standards of conduct or requirements set forth in this part;

(3) Seeking to resolve any indicated conflict with the standards of conduct or requirements set forth in this part; and

(4) Reporting unresolved conflicts to the Commission, through the Counselor, for such action as the Commission may consider appropriate.

(c) The employee involved in any conflict or apparent conflict shall be given an opportunity to explain such conflict or appearance of conflict.

E $ 200.735–104 Disciplinary and other

remedial action. (a) An employee who violates any of the regulations in this part may be disciplined. The discliplinary action may be in addition to any other penalty prescribed by law for the violation. In addition to, or in lieu of, disciplinary action, remedial action to end conflicts or appearance of conflicts of interest may include, but is not limited to:

(1) Changes in assigned duties;

(2) Divestment by the employee of his conflicting interest; or

(3) Disqualification for a particular assignment.

(b) Remedial action, whether disciplinary or otherwise, shall be effected in accordance with any applicable laws, Executive orders, and regulations. Subpart B-Provisions Governing Eth

ical and Other Conduct and Respon

sibilities of Employees $ 200.735–104a Proscribed actions.

An employee shall avoid any action, whether or not specifically prohibited by this subpart, which might result in, or create the appearance of:

(a) Using public office for private gain;

(b) Giving preferential treatment to any person;

(c) Impeding Government efficiency or economy;

(d) Losing complete independence or impartiality;

(e) Making a Government decision outside official channels; or

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