Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, First[-fourth] Session...

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Page 533 - Secretary may modify his findings as to the facts, or make new findings, by reason of the additional evidence so taken, and he shall file such modified or new findings and his recommendation, if any, for the modification or setting aside of his original order, with the return of such additional evidence.
Page 439 - States a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each violation, which shall accrue to the United States and may be recovered in a civil action brought by the United States.
Page 538 - An Act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies...
Page 536 - ... it shall be the duty of the commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 517 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer...
Page 441 - An Act to create a Federal Trade Commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes...
Page 408 - To gather and compile information concerning, and to investigate from time to time the organization, business, conduct, practices, and management of any corporation engaged in commerce, excepting banks and common carriers subject to the act to regulate commerce, and its relation to other corporations and to individuals, associations, and partnerships.
Page 512 - If upon such hearing the Commission shall be of the opinion that the method of competition or the act or practice in question is prohibited by this Act, it shall make a report in writing in which it shall state its findings as to the facts...
Page 528 - When cattle are sent for sale from a place in one state, with the expectation that they will end their transit after purchase in another, and when, in effect they do so, with only the interruption necessary to find a purchaser at the stock yards, and when this is a typical, constantly recurring course, the current thus existing is a current of commerce among the states, and the purchase of the cattle is a part and incident of such commerce.
Page 526 - unfair method of competition" are not defined by the statute and their exact meaning is in dispute. It is for the courts, not the Commission, ultimately to determine as matter of law what they include. They are clearly inapplicable to practices . never heretofore regarded as opposed to good morals because characterized by deception, bad faith, fraud or oppression, or as against public policy because of their dangerous tendency unduly to hinder competition...

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