15 CFR 315.2 - Definitions.

§ 315.2 Definitions.

For the purpose of the regulations in this part and the forms issued to implement it:

(a)Act means the Automotive Products Trade Act of 1965 ( 79 Stat. 1016, 19 U.S.C. 2001 through 2033).

(b)Under Secretary means Under Secretary for International Trade of the Department of Commerce, or such official as may be designated by the Under Secretary to act in his or her behalf.

(c)Motor vehicle means a motor vehicle of a kind described in item 692.05 or 692.10 of subpart B, part 6, schedule 6, of the Tariff Schedules of the United States (excluding an electric trolley bus and a three-wheeled vehicle) or an automotive truck tractor.

(d)Bona fide motor-vehicle manufacturer means a person who upon application to the Under Secretary is determined by the Under Secretary to have produced no fewer than 15 complete motor vehicles in the United States during the 12-month period preceding the date certified in the application, and to have had as of such date installed capacity in the United States to produce 10 or more complete motor vehicles per 40-hour week. A person shall only be regarded as having had the capacity to produce a complete motor vehicle if his operation included the assembly of two or more major components (e.g., the attachment of a body to a chassis) to create a new motor vehicle ready for use.

(e)Person includes any individual, corporation, partnership, association, company, or any kind of organization.

(f)United States includes only the States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

[ 45 FR 42214, June 23, 1980. Redesignated and amended at 53 FR 52115, Dec. 27, 1988]

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