[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 53 (Monday, March 20, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14049-14050]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-3977]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5348]


 Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Extension 
of Waiver of Missile Proliferation Sanctions Against Chinese Government 
Activities

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: A determination has been made to extend the waiver of import 
sanctions against certain activities of the Chinese government that was 
announced on September 19, 2003, pursuant to the Arms Export Control 
Act, as amended.

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 18, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Durham, Office of Missile Threat 
Reduction, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, 
Department of State (202-647-4931).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A determination was made on September 14, 
2005, pursuant to section 73(e) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2797b(e)) that it was essential to the national security of the 
United States to waive for a period of six months the import sanction 
described in Section 73(a)(2)(C) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2797b(a)(2)(C)) against the activities of the Chinese government 
described in section 74(a)(8)(B) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2797c(a)(8)(B))--i.e., activities of the Chinese government 
relating to the development or production of any missile equipment or 
technology and activities of the Chinese government affecting the 
development or production of electronics, space systems or equipment, 
and military aircraft (see Federal Register Vol 68, No. 182, Friday, 
Sept. 19, 2003). This action was effective on September 18, 2005.
    On March 13, 2006, a determination was made pursuant to section 
73(e) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2797b(e)) that it is 
essential to the national security of the United States to extend the 
waiver period for an additional six months, effective from the date of 
expiration of the previous waiver (March 18, 2006).
    These measures shall be implemented by the responsible agencies as 
provided in Executive Order 12851 of June 11, 1993.


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    Dated: March 14, 2006.
Stephen G. Rademaker,
Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and 
Nonproliferation Department of State.
[FR Doc. E6-3977 Filed 3-17-06; 8:45 am]
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