Beirut Agreement Law and Legal Definition

Beirut Agreement is an agreement for facilitating international circulation of visual and auditory materials of an educational, scientific, or cultural character. This international collaborative effort promotes the free flow and exchange of certain audio-visual materials worldwide. The Agreement provides an exemption of import duties, import licenses, special taxes, quantitative restrictions and other restraints and costs on certain types of audiovisual materials. Regulations governing the agreement are contained in Part 22, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 61. (22 CFR 61.2). The authority for administering and implementing the agreement resides in the U.S.Department of State.