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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
 
                                [Order No. 368] 
 
                                  52 FR 48312 
 
                               December 21, 1987 
 
 
Resolution and Order Approving Application of Greater Cincinnati Foreign-
Trade Zone, Inc., for Subzone for Honda in Shelby County, Ohio  
 
TEXT: Proceedings of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Washington, DC.  
 
 
Resolution and Order 
 
   Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board had 
adotped the following Resolution and Order: 
 
   The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:  
 
   After consideration of the application of the Greater Cincinnati Foreign-
Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 46, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board (the Board) on February 6, 1986, requesting special-purpose subzone 
status for the auto and motorcycle engine manufacturing plant of Honda of 
America Manufacturing, Inc., in Shelby County, Ohio, adjacent to the Dayton
Customs port of entry, the Board, finding that the requirements of the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are 
satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest, approves the 
application.  
 
   The Secretary of Commerce, as Chairman and Executive Officer of the Board,
is hereby authorized to issue a grant of authority and appropriate Board 
Order.  
 
Grant of Authority To Establsih A Foreign-Trade Subzone In Shelby County, 
Ohio  
 
   Whereas, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To provide
for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of foreign-trade zones in
ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign 
commerce, and for other purposes," as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) (the Act),
the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) is authorized and empowered to 
grant to corporations the privilege of establishing, operating, and 
maintaining foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to ports of entry under the
jurisdiction of the United States;   

   Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR 400.304) provide for the 
establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities 
cannot serve the specific use involved, and where a significant public 
benefit will result; 
 
   Whereas, the Greater Cincinnati Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of 
Foreign-Trade Zone No. 46, has made application (filed February 6, 1986, 
Docket 6-86, 51 FR 7306) in due and proper form to the Board for authority 
to establish a special-purpose subzone at the automobile and motorcycle 
engine plant of Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. (Honda), in Shelby 
County, Ohio, adjacent to the Dayton Customs port of entry; 
 
   Whereas, notice of said application has been given and published, and 
full opportunity has been afforded all interested parties to be heard; and
 
   Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act and the 
Board's regulations are satisfied; 
 
   Now, therefore, in accordance with the application filed February 6, 
1986, the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a subzone at the 
Honda plant in Shelby County, Ohio, designated on the records of the Board
as Foreign-Trade Subzone No. 46D at the location mentioned above and more 
particularly described on the maps and drawings accompanying the 
application, said grant of authority being subject to the provisions and 
restrictions of the Act and the Regulations issued thereunder, to the same 
extent as though the same were fully set forth herein, and also to the 
following express conditons and limitations:  
 
   Activation of the subzone shall be commenced within a reasonable time 
from the date of issuance of the grant, and prior thereto, any necessary 
permits shall be obtained from federal, state, and municipal authorities.
 
   Officers and employees of the United States shall have free and 
unrestricted access to and throughout the foreign-trade subzone in the 
performance of their official duties. 
 
   The grant shall not be construed to relieve responsible parties from 
liability for injury or damage to the person or property of others 
occasioned by the construction, opertion, or maintenance of said subzone, 
and in no event shall the United States be liable therefor. 
 
   The grant is further subject to settlement locally by the District 
Director of Customs and the District Army Engineer with the grantee 
regarding compliance with their respective requirements for the protection 
of the revenue of the United States and the installation of suitable 
facilities.  
 
   In witness whereof, The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has caused its name 
to be signed and its seal to be affixed hereto by its Chairman and 
Executive Officer or his delegate at Washington, DC this 11th day of 
December, 1987, pursuant to Order of the Board. 
 
 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board. 
 
 
Gilbert B. Kaplan, 
 
 Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates. 
 
   Attest: 
 
 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 87-29193 Filed 12-18-87; 8:45 am] 
 
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