Activities of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies Relating to Small Business: Federal Trade Commission, Department of Agriculture, Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 6, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session. Washington, D.C., August 12 and 18, 1965, Volume 1

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Page 53 - Throughout the history of these statutes it has been constantly assumed that one of their purposes was to perpetuate and preserve, for its own sake and in spite of possible cost, an organization of industry in small units which can effectively compete with each other.
Page 50 - ... brought by or on behalf of the United States under the antitrust laws to the effect that a defendant has violated said laws shall be prima facie evidence against such defendant in any...
Page 39 - That authority to enforce compliance with sections 2, 3, 7, and 8 of this Act by the persons respectively subject thereto is hereby vested in the Interstate Commerce Commission where applicable to common carriers subject to the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended...
Page 53 - It is the declared policy of the Congress that the Government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect insofar as is possible the interests of small business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise...
Page 50 - ... every private right of action arising under said laws and based in whole or in part on any matter complained of in said suit or proceeding shall be suspended during the pendency thereof.
Page 122 - After such order, or such order as modified, has been sustained by the courts as provided in section 204 : shall on conviction be fined not less than $500 nor more than $10,000, or imprisoned for not less than six months nor more than five years, or both. Each day during which such failure continues shall be deemed a separate offense. TITLE III. — STOCKYARDS. SEC. 301. When used in this act — (a) The term "stockyard owner...
Page 50 - ... the running of the statute of limitations in respect of every private right of action arising under said laws and based in whole or in part on any matter complained of in said proceeding shall be suspended during the pendency thereof...
Page 110 - Commission is empowered and directed to prevent persons, partnerships, or corporations, except banks, common carriers subject to the Acts to regulate commerce, air carriers and foreign air carriers subject to the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, and persons, partnerships, or corporations insofar as they are subject to the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended, except as provided in section 406(b) of said Act, from using unfair methods of competition in commerce and unfair or deceptive acts or...
Page 42 - ... antitrust investigation, he may, prior to the institution of a civil or criminal proceeding thereon, issue in writing, and cause to be served upon such person, a civil investigative demand requiring such person to produce such material for examination.
Page 87 - First, it is clear beyond question that they are exempt from the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission under section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act...

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