22 CFR 502
World-wide Free Flow of Audio-visual Materials
Sec. 502.5
Authentication procedures--Imports

(a) Applicants seeking Agency authentication of foreign produced audio-visual materials shall submit to the Agency a bona fide foreign certificate, a copy or example of the material for which authentication is sought, and related collateral instructional material, if any.

(b) Upon an affirmative determination by the Agency that the submitted materials satisfy the Certification and Authentication Criteria set forth in Sec. 502.3 of this part, an Importation Document shall be issued.

A copy of such Importation Document must be presented to United States Customs at the port of entry.

59 FR 18963, No. 77, Apr. 21, 1994

SUMMARY: By this notice the Agency is adopting final regulations governing its administration of the Agreement for Facilitating the International Circulation of Visual and Auditory Materials of an Educational, Scientific and Cultural Character (Beirut Agreement of 1948). A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) and Congressional enactment of legislation affecting the Agency's implementation of the Beirut Agreement dictate that new regulations be adopted.

EFFECTIVE DATE: These regulations will take effect upon publication.