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ORADENA PRES SEO. 7. In order that the consumer may make an in 4 formed ehoice in the purchase of motor vehielo tiross the 5 Secretary is authorised and directed to develop a uniform 6 grading system for motor vehicle tires. The Secretary shall 7 make recommendations to the Congress with respect to the 8 implementation of seh a uniforma grading system by Jant 9 Ary 31, 1971


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SBO. 6. The following acts and the causing thereof are 12 prohibited: 13 fat the manufaeture for sale, the sale, or the offering 14 for sale, in interstate commerce, or the importation into the


United States, or the introduction, delivery for introduction,

16 or transportation, in interstate commerce, or for the purpose 17 of sale, or delivery after sale, in interstate commerce, of any 18 motor vehicle tire manufactured on or after the date this

19 section takes effect unless in compliance with the standards

20 proseribed by the Secretary pursuant to seetions 3 and 4 of 21 this Aet; 22 fbt the sale, or the offering for sale, in interstate com 23 merce, or the importation into the United States, or the int 24 troduction, delivery for introduction, or transportation, in 25 interstate commerce, or for the purpose of sale, or delivery

1 after sale, ir interstate commerce, of any new motor vehicle

2 equipped with tires not in compliance with the standards 3 established by the Secretary pursuant to seetion 4fb7 of this 4 Act;


fet the failure to permit entry or inspection as author

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8 SEO. 7. tat Any motor vehiele tire that has been mant 9 factured or introduced into commerce in violation of section 10 état of this Act shall be liable to be proceeded against while 11 in interstate commerce of at any time thereafter, on libel of 12 information and condemned in any district court in the 13 United States within the jurisdietion of which the tire is 14 found: Provided, that this section shall not apply to a tire 15 intended for export to any foreign country if it is labeled 16 on the outside of the shipping package to show that it is 17 intended for export, and is se exported. 18 fot Suelt tire shall be liable to seizure by process pursu 19 ant to the libel, and the procedure in cases under this section 20 shall conform, as nearly as may be, to the procedure is 21 Admiralty; except that on demand of either party any issue 22 of fact joined in any such ease shall be tried by jury. When


libel for condemnation proceedings under this seetion, involv

24 ing the same elaimant, Are pending in two or more jurisdie 25 tions, suek pending proceedings, upon application of the

1 United States of the elit HersonnHy awde to the cotit 2 of one steht jurisdiction, stwol ble eriti solidated for triat by 3 order of the court; and tried it th any district selected by 4 the applicant where one of suel procerdings is pending; or 5 124 & distriet agreed upon by stipulation between the 6 parties # he order for consolidation is so made within a

7 reasonable time, the United States of the claimant may apply


to the contra of one muele jurisdietion, and suelo cortit fafter

9 giving the other party, the eloinnit, of the United States 10 attorney for sted district, reasonable notice and opportunity 11 to be heardt skal by order; unless good cause to the contrary 12 is shown; specify & district of resonable proximity to the 13 laineht's pritzipal place of business, in which allt seek pend 14 ing proceedings shall be consolidated for tried and tried.


Sueh order of consolidation shalt Hot apply so as to require

16 the removal of tase the date for trial of which has been 17 fixed. The court ginnting streh oreley shall give prompt 18 Hotification thereof to the other courts having jurisdiction of 19 the cere covered thereby. 20 fet Any tire condemned tider this section shall, efter 21 entry of the deeree, be disposed of by destruction or sale as 22 the court may, in accordance with the provisions of this 23 seetion, direet and the proceeds thereof, if sold, less the legal 24 costs and charges, shall be paid into the Treasury of these 1 United States; but ouek tire shall not be sold under stelt 2 deeree contrary to the provisions of this Act of the laws of 3 the jurisdiction in which sold: Provided, That, after entry 4 of the deeree and upon the payment of the costs of suek 5 proceedings and the execution of a good and sufficient bond 6 conditioned that ouek tire shall not be sold or disposed of 7 contrary to the provisions of this Act of the laws of any 8 State of territory in which sold, the court may by order 9 direet that suck tire be delivered to the owner thereof to 10 be destroyed or brought into compliance with the provisions 11 of this Aet under the supervision of an officer of employee 12 Huly designated by the Secretary, and the expenses of such 13 supervision shall be paid by the person obtaining release 14 of the tire under bond. 15 tot When a deeree of condemnation is entered against 16 the tire; cout costs and fees, and storage and other proper 17 experien, shall be awarded Aguinst the person, if any, inter18 vening as claimant of the tire. 19 fot In the case of removed for trial of any case as 20 provided by subsection fbt of this section

fit the elerk of the court from which pomoval is 22 made shall promptly transmit to the court in which the

ense is to be tried all records in the case necessary in

order that such count may exercise jurisdiction;

fet the court to which such case is removed shalt

have the powers and be subject to the duties, for phir

poses of sheh ease, which the court from which removal

was made would have had, or to which wueh court would

have been subjert, if sueh ease had not been removed.


See. 8. fat The United States distriet courts and the United States courts of the territories shall have jurisdietion,



for cause shown and subject to the provisions of rule 65 tot

10 and Hot of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, to restrain 11 violations of this Aet. 12 fot In Any proceeding for eriminal contempt for violt 13 tion of an injunetion of restraining order issued under this 14 section, which violation also constitutes a violation of this 15 Aet, triał shall be by the court or, upon demand of the 16 meeused, by a jury. Such triał shall be condueted in accord 17 Anee with the praetice and procedure applieable in the case 18 of proceedings subjeet to the provisions of rule 42 fot of 19 the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.

SUBPENAS 21 SEO. 9. In al libel of injunction proceedings for the 22 enforcement, or to restrain violations, of this Aet subpenas 23 for withesses who are required to attend a court of the 24 United States in any district may pin into any other distriet

any sueh proceeding

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