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Finance Act 1939

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Article 13.

1.The Government of India will, as soon as may be after the conclusion of this Agreement, enter into negotiations with the Government of Ceylon regarding the trade relations between India and Ceylon.

2.The Government of Ceylon will continue in force during the interim period the preferences at present accorded to India as set out in Schedule 1II to this Agreement, and the Government of India will continue to accord during the interim period :—

(a)to Ceylon the preferences to be accorded under Article 11; and

(b)to Ceylon and to the Colonies, Protectorates, Protected States and Mandated Territories to which preferences are to be accorded under Article 11, preferences at the rates shown in Schedule VI to this Agreement on the commodities named in that schedule which comply with the laws and statutory regulations for the time being in force defining Empire goods for the purpose of customs duties.

3.In this Article the expression " the interim period " means a period ending on the date on which any Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of Ceylon resulting from the negotiations heretofore mentioned comes into effect, or a period of six months from the date on which the present Agreement comes into effect, whichever is the shorter. Provided that, if it appears likely that the said negotiations will be protracted beyond the said period of six months, His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and the Government of India shall consider in consultation whether the interim period should be extended.

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