22 CFR 502
World-wide Free Flow of Audio-visual Materials
Sec. 502.6
Consultation with subject matter specialists.

(a) The Agency may, in its discretion, solicit the opinion of subject matter specialists for the purpose of assisting the Agency in its determination of whether materials for which export certification or import authentication is sought contain widespread and gross misstatements of fact.

(b) As necessary, the Agency may determine eligibility of material for certification or authentication based in part on the opinions obtained from subject matter specialists and the Committee on Attestation.

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.