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§ 3001.
Purposes
The purposes of this chapter are—
(1) to approve the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System;
(2) to implement in United States law the nomenclature established internationally by the Convention; and
(3) to provide that the Convention shall be treated as a trade agreement obligation of the United States.
(Pub. L. 100–418, title I, § 1201, Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1147.)