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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 871-OCT. 14, 1940 this Act, is guilty of an unfair method of competition, and an unfair and deceptive act or practice, in commerce within the meaning of the Federal Trade Commission Act. 1131 38 Stat. 719. 15U.S.C.§45; Supp. V, § 45. ENFORCEMENT OF TEE ACT SEC. 6 . (a) Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, this EnforementofAct. Act shall be enforced by the Federal Trade Commission under rules, 1. regulations, and procedure provided for in the Federal Trade sppvT I- S. 41-51;s Commission Act. The Commission is authorized and directed to prevent any person Authority of Com- from violating the provisions of this Act in the same manner, by m l ssion. the same means, and with the same jurisdiction, powers, and duties as though all applicable terms and provisions of the Federal Trade Commission Act were incorporated into and made a part of this Act; and any such person violating the provisions of this Act shall Penalties. be subject to the penalties and entitled to the privileges and immuni- ties provided in said Federal Trade Commission Act, in the same manner, by the same means, and with the same jurisdiction, powers, and duties as though the applicable terms and provisions of the said Federal Trade Commission Act were incorporated into and made a part of this Act. The Commission is authorized and directed to make rules and Rules and regula- regulations for the manner and form of disclosing information tions. required by this Act, and for segregation of such information for different portions of a wool product as may be necessary to avoid deception or confusion, and to make such further rules and regu- lations under and in pursuance of the terms of this Act as may be necessary and proper for administration and enforcement. The Commission is also authorized to cause inspections, analyses, wInOpeOtoncs etc., of tests, and examinations to be made of any wool products subject to this Act; and to cooperate with any department or agency of the Government, with any State, Territory, or possession, or with the District of Columbia; or with any department, agency, or politi- cal subdivision thereof; or with any person. (b) Every manufacturer of wool products shall maintain proper Maintenance of records showing the fiber content as required by this Act of all wool records. products made by him, and shall preserve such records for at least three years. The neglect or refusal to maintain and so preserve such records is ,,Forfeltur fr ilee- unlawful, and any such manufacturer who neglects or refuses to maintain and so preserve such records shall forfeit to the United States the sum of $100 for each day of such failure, which shall accrue to the United States and be recoverable in a civil action. CONDEMNATION AND INJUNCTION PROCEEDINGS SEC. 7. (a) Any wool products shall be liable to be proceeded against in the district court of the United States for the district in which found, and to be seized for confiscation by process of libel for con- demnation, if the Commission has reasonable cause to believe such wool products are being manufactured or held for shipment, or shipped, or held for sale or exchange after shipment, in commerce in violation of the provisions of this Act, and if after notice from the Commission the provisions of this Act with respect to said products are not shown to be complied with. Proceedings in such libel cases shall conform as nearly as may be to suits in rem in admiralty, and may be brought by the Commission. If such wool products are condemned by the court, they shall be disposed of, in the discretion of the court, by destruction; by sale; Condemnation, etc. Disposition, etc.