19 CFR 148.87 - Officers and employees of, and representatives to public international organizations.

§ 148.87 Officers and employees of, and representatives to public international organizations.
(a) Exemption for baggage and effects. The baggage and effects of the alien officers and employees of, or representatives of foreign governments, to the organizations designated by the President as public international organizations pursuant to section 1 of the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288), and the baggage and effects of their families, suites, and servants, shall be admitted free of duty and without entry under subheading 9806.00.15, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202), but only upon the receipt in each instance of instructions from the United States Customs Service issued at the request of the Department of State.
(b) Designated public international organizations. The President, by virtue of the authority vested in him by section 1 of the International Organizations Immunities Act of December 29, 1945 (22 U.S.C. 288), has designated certain organizations as public international organizations entitled to the free entry privileges of that statute. The following is a list of the public international organizations currently entitled to such free entry privileges and the Executive orders by which they were designated:
Organization Executive Order Date
African Development Bank 12403 Feb. 8, 1983.
African Development Fund 11977 Mar. 14, 1977.
Asian Development Bank 11334 Mar. 7, 1967.
Border Environment Cooperation Commission 12904 Mar. 16, 1994.
Caribbean Organization 10983 Dec. 30, 1961.
Commission for Environmental Cooperation 12904 Mar. 16, 1994.
Commission for Labor Cooperation 12904 Mar. 16, 1994.
Commission for the Study of Alternatives to the Panama Canal 12567 Oct. 2, 1986.
Council of Europe in Respect of the Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) 13240 Dec. 18, 2001.
Customs Cooperation Council 11596 June 5, 1971.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development 12766 June 18, 1991.
European Space Agency (formerly the European Space Research Organization (ESRO)) 12766 June 18, 1991.
Food and Agriculture Organization 9698 Feb. 19, 1946.
Great Lakes Fishery Commission 11059 Oct. 23, 1962.
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices 13052 June 30, 1997.
Inter-American Defense Board 10228 Mar. 26, 1951.
Inter-American Development Bank 10873 Apr. 8, 1960.
Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences 9751 July 11, 1946.
Inter-American Investment Corporation 12567 Oct. 2, 1986.
Inter-American Statistical Institute 9751 Do.
Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission 11059 Oct. 23, 1962.
Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization 10795 Dec. 13, 1958.
International Atomic Energy Agency 10727 Aug. 31, 1957.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 9751 July 11, 1946.
International Boundary and Water Commission, United States & Mexico 12467 Mar. 2, 1984.
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes 11966 Jan. 19, 1977.
International Civil Aviation Organization 9863 May 31, 1947.
International Coffee Organization 11225 May 22, 1965.
International Committee of the Red Cross 12643 June 23, 1988.
International Cotton Advisory Committee 9911 Dec. 19, 1947.
International Cotton Institute 11283 May 27, 1966.
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)—Limited privileges. 12425 June 16, 1983.
12971 Sep. 15, 1995.
International Development Association 11966 Jan. 19, 1977.
International Development Law Institute 12842 Mar. 29, 1993.
International Fertilizer Development Center 11977 Mar. 14, 1977.
International Finance Corporation 10680 Oct. 2, 1956.
International Food Policy Research Institute—Limited privileges only 12359 Apr. 22, 1982.
International Fund for Agricultural Development 12732 Oct. 31, 1990.
International Hydrographic Bureau 10769 May 29, 1958.
International Joint Commission—United States and Canada 9972 June 25, 1948.
International Labor Organization 9698 Feb. 19, 1946.
International Maritime Satellite Organization 12238 Sept. 12, 1980.
International Monetary Fund 9751 July 11, 1946.
International Pacific Halibut Commission 11059 Oct. 23, 1962.
International Secretariat for Volunteer Service 11363 July 20, 1967.
International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) 11966 Jan. 19, 1977.
International Telecommunication Union 9863 May 31, 1947.
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources—Limited privileges 12986 Jan. 18, 1996.
International Wheat Advisory Committee (International Wheat Council) 9823 Jan. 24, 1947.
Interparliamentary Union 13097 Aug. 7, 1998.
Israel-United States Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation 12956 Mar. 13, 1995.
Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization 12997 Apr. 1, 1996.
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency 12647 Aug. 2, 1988.
Multinational Force and Observers 12359 Apr. 22, 1982.
North American Development Bank 12904 Mar. 16, 1994.
North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission 12895 Jan. 26, 1994.
North Pacific Marine Science Organization 12894 Jan. 26, 1994.
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [formerly Organization for European Economic Cooperation] 10133 June 27, 1950.
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. 13049 June 11, 1997.
Organization of African Unity (OAU) 11767 Feb. 19, 1974.
Organization of American States 10533 June 3, 1954.
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States 12669 Feb. 20, 1989.
Pacific Salmon Commission 12567 Oct. 2, 1986.
Pan American Health Organization (includes the Pan American Sanitary Bureau) 10864 Feb. 18, 1960.
Preparatory Commission of the International Atomic Energy Agency 10727 Aug. 31, 1957.
Provisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe (now known as the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration) 10335 Mar. 28, 1952.
South Pacific Commission 10086 Nov. 25, 1949.
United International Bureau for the Protection of Intellectual Property 11484 Sept. 29, 1969.
United Nations 9698 Feb. 19, 1946.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization 9863 May 31, 1947.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization 12628 Mar. 8, 1988.
Universal Postal Union 10727 Aug. 31, 1957.
World Health Organization 10025 Dec. 30, 1948.
World Intellectual Property Organization 11866 June 18, 1975.
World Meteorological Organization 10676 Sept. 1, 1956.
World Tourism Organization 12508 Mar. 22, 1985.
World Trade Organization 13042 Apr. 9, 1997.
[T.D. 73-27, 38 FR 2449, Jan. 26, 1973]
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