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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter APart 27


TITLE 7—Agriculture

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER I—AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE (Standards, Inspections, Marketing Practices), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

SUBCHAPTER A—COMMODITY STANDARDS AND STANDARD CONTAINER REGULATIONS

PART 27—COTTON CLASSIFICATION UNDER COTTON FUTURES LEGISLATION

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Subpart A—REGULATIONS

Definitions

§27.1
Meaning of words.
§27.2
Terms defined.

General

§27.3
Requirements of subsection 15b(f) of the Act.
§27.4
Obligations and rights under Act: not affected by regulations.
§27.5
Effect of amendments.

Administration

§27.8
Director.
§27.9
Classing Offices; Quality Assurance Division.
§27.10
Supervision of cotton inspection, weighing, sampling; and other duties.
§27.11
Area Director, Marketing Services Office; responsibility.

Classification Requests

§27.12
Classification request for each lot of cotton.
§27.13
Micronaire determination request incidental to classification request.
§27.14
Filing of classification requests.
§27.15
Withdrawal or rejection of classification or Micronaire determination requests.

Inspection and Samples

§27.16
Inspection; weighing; samples; supervision.
§27.18
Persons not to be employed for inspection or sampling.
§27.20
Drawing and handling of samples of cotton; inspection of bales.
§27.21
[Reserved]
§27.22
Wrapping and marking of samples of cotton.
§27.23
Duplicate sets of samples of cotton.
§27.24
Delivery of samples of cotton.
§27.25
Additional samples of cotton; drawing.
§27.28
Disposition of samples.

Classification and Micronaire Determinations

§27.31
Classification of cotton.
§27.32
Order of classification.
§27.33
Exposing of samples for classification.
§27.34
Classification procedure.
§27.35
Lower class of two samples to prevail.
§27.36
Classification determinations based on official standards.
§27.37
Cotton reduced in grade.
§27.38
Terms defined for purposes of classification.

Cotton Class Certificates

§27.39
Issuance of classification records.
§27.40
New certificates; conditions of issuance.
§27.41
Lost certificate; duplicate.
§27.42
Surrender of certificate.
§27.43
Validity of cotton class certificates.
§27.44
Invalidity of cotton class certificates.
§27.45
No storage of cotton for classification at disapproved place.
§27.46
Cotton withdrawn from storage.
§27.47
Tender or delivery of cotton; conditions.

Delayed Certification

§27.52
Delivery without certification.
§27.53
Notice for delayed certification; requirements.
§27.54
Inspection and sampling for delayed certification.
§27.55
Requirements in lieu of cotton class certificates on delivery day.

Postponed Classification

§27.57
Request for postponement.
§27.58
Postponed classification; must be within 30 days.
§27.59
Postponed classification; interference.
§27.60
When original request deemed withdrawn.
§§27.61-27.72
[Reserved]
§27.73
Supervision of transfers of cotton.

Costs of Classification and Micronaire

§27.80
Fees; review classification, futures classification and supervision.
§27.81
Fees; certificates.
§27.83
No fees for certain certificates.
§27.85
Fees; withdrawn requests or applications.
§27.87
Fees; classification and Micronaire determination information.
§27.89
Expenses; inspection; sampling.
§27.90
Bills for payment of fees and expenses.
§27.91
Advance deposit may be required.
§27.92
Method of payment; advance deposit.

Spot Markets

§27.93
Bona fide spot markets.
§27.94
Spot markets for contract settlement purposes.

Price Quotations and Differences

§27.95
Spot markets to conform to Act and regulations.
§27.96
Quotations in bona fide spot markets.
§27.97
Ascertaining the accuracy of price quotations.
§27.98
Value of grade where no sale; determination.
§27.99
Values; expression.
§27.100
Administration.

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