Distribution Practices in the Petroleum Industry: Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 5 of the Select Committee on Small Business, House of Reprsentatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session, Purusant to H. Res. 56 ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957
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Сторінка 292 - That it shall be unlawful for any person engaged in commerce, in the course of such commerce, to lease or make a sale or contract for sale of goods, wares, merchandise, machinery, supplies, or other commodities, whether patented or unpatented...
Сторінка 291 - Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several States, or with foreign nations, is hereby declared to be illegal. Every person who shall make any such contract or engage in any such combination or conspiracy shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor...
Сторінка 292 - Every contract, combination in form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in restraint of trade or commerce in any Territory of the United States or of the District of Columbia, or in restraint of trade or commecre between any such Territory and another, or between any such Territory or Territories and any State or States or the District of Columbia, or with foreign nations, or between the District of Columbia and any State or States or foreign nations, is hereby declared illegal.
Сторінка 292 - It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, or corporation to disseminate, or cause to be disseminated, any false advertisement — (1 ) By United States mails, or in commerce by any means, for the purpose of inducing, or which is likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of food, drugs, devices, or cosmetics...
Сторінка 12 - Do you solemnly swear that the testimony that you are about to give before this committee shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?
Сторінка 292 - States, or fix a price charged therefor, or discount from, or rebate upon, such price, on the condition, agreement, or understanding that the lessee or purchaser thereof shall not use or deal in the goods, wares, merchandise, machinery, supplies, or other commodity of a competitor or competitors of the lessor or seller, where the effect of such lease, sale, or contract for sale or such condition, agreement, or understanding may be to substantially lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly in...
Сторінка 172 - A requirement that a publisher disclose the identity of those who buy his books, pamphlets, or papers is indeed the beginning of surveillance of the press. True, no legal sanction is involved here. Congress has imposed no tax, established, no board of censors, instituted no licensing system. But the potential restraint is equally severe. The finger of government leveled against the press is ominous. Once the government can demand of a publisher the names of the purchasers of his publications, the...
Сторінка 287 - January 1, 1948 ... the Sherman Act ... the Clayton Act, and the . . . Federal Trade Commission Act . . . shall be applicable to the business of insurance to the extent that such business is not regulated by State law.
Сторінка 81 - The theory and practice of gasoline price fixing in vogue under the "consignment" agreement has been well exposed by Congress. A Union Oil official in recent testimony before a House Committee on Small Business explained the price mechanism: "MR. ROOSEVELT. Who sets the price in your consignment station, dealer consignment station? "MR. RATH. We do. "MR. ROOSEVELT. You do? "MR. RATH. Yes. We do it on this basis: You see, he is paid a commission to sell these products for us. Now, we go out into the...
Сторінка 292 - ... among the several States, or with foreign nations, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by both said punishments, in the discretion of the court.