22 CFR 502
World-wide Free Flow of Audio-visual Materials
Sec. 502.7
Review and appeal procedures.

(a) An applicant may request a formal review of any adverse ruling rendered by the Attestation Officer. Such request for review must be made in writing and received no more than 30 days from the date of the Attestation Officer's decision.

(b) The request for review must set forth all arguments which the applicant wishes to advance in support of his or her position and any data upon which such argument is based. A copy of the material for which certification or authentication has been denied must accompany the request for review. The request for review should be addressed as follows: Attestation Program Review Board (GC/A), U.S. Information Agency, 301 4th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20547.

(c) The Review Board shall render the applicant a written decision, reversing or affirming the ruling of the Attestation Officer, within 30 days from receipt of the request for review. Such decision shall constitute final administrative action.

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.