Executive Order 12349 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences

February 26, 1982

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including Title V of the Trade Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 2066, 19 U.S.C. 2461 et seq.) as amended, and Section 604 of the Trade Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 2073, 19 U.S.C. 2483), and as President of the United States of America, in order to make technical corrections in Executive Order No. 11888, of November 24, 1975, as amended, and to make conforming modifications to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (TSUS) (19 U.S.C. 1202), it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Annex II of Executive Order No. 11888 of November 24, 1975, as amended, listing articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP when imported from any designated beneficiary developing country, is further amended by deleting items 306.52, 385.45, 606.11, and 687.65 and adding item 687.72, in numerical sequence.

Sec. 2. In order to make technical corrections to the TSUS, headnotes 2(b) and 4 of subpart A, part 6 of schedule 7 of the TSUS are modified by deleting in each such headnote ``and 740.10'' and substituting ``through 740.15'' in lieu thereof.

Sec. 3. The amendments made by this Order shall be effective with respect to articles both: (1) imported on and after January 1, 1976, and (2) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on and after January 1, 1982.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

February 26, 1982.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:20 a.m., March 1, 1982]

Note: The text of the Executive order was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on February 27.