Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1166

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 871-OCT. 14, 1940 Injunction proceed- ings. Exclusion of mis- branded wool prod- ucts. Invoices. 19U.S.C.§1481. Acts declared un- fair, etc. 38 Stat. 717; 52 Stat. ill. 15 .S.C.§.41-51; Supp. V, 9§ 41-58 . Verified statement showing fiber content. Guaranty dsons. by delivery to the owner or claimant thereof upon payment of legal costs and charges and upon execution of good and sufficient bond to the effect that such wool products will not be disposed of until prop- erly stamped, tagged, labeled, or otherwise identified under the pro- visions of this Act; or by such charitable disposition as the court may deem proper. If such wool products are disposed of by sale, the proceeds, less legal costs and charges, shall be paid into the Treasury of the United States. (b) Whenever the Commission has reason to believe that- (1) Any person is violating, or is about to violate, sections 3, 5, 8, or 9 of this Act, and that (2) It would be to the public interest to enjoin such violation until complaint is issued by the Commission under the Federal Trade Commission Act and such complaint dismissed by the Com- mission or set aside by the court on review, or until order to cease and desist made thereon by the Commission has become final within the meaning of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Commission may bring suit in the district court of the United States or in the United States court of any Territory, for the district or Territory in which such person resides or transacts business, to enjoin such violation, and upon proper showing a temporary injunc- tion or restraining order shall be granted without bond. EXCLUSION OF MISBRANDED WOOL PRODUCTS SEO. 8. All wool products imported into the United States, except those made more than twenty years prior to such importation, shall be stamped, tagged, labeled, or otherwise identified in accordance with the provisions of this Act, and all invoices of such wool products required under the Act of June 17, 1930 (c. 497, title IV, 46 Stat. 719), shall set forth, in addition to the matter therein specified, the infor- mation with respect to said wool products required under the pro- visions of this Act, which information shall be in the invoices prior to their certification under said Act of June 17, 1930. The falsification of, or failure to set forth, said information in said invoices, or the falsification or perjury of the consignee's decla- ration provided for in said Act of June 17, 1930, insofar as it relates to said information, shall be an unfair method of competition, and an unfair and deceptive act, or practice, in commerce under the Federal Trade Commission Act; and any person who falsifies or fails to set forth, said information in said invoices, or who falsifies or perjures said consignee's declaration insofar as it relates to said information, may thenceforth be prohibited by the Commission from importing, or participating in the importation of, any wool prod- ucts into the United States except upon filing bond with the Secretary of the Treasury in a sum double the value of said wool products and any duty thereon, conditioned upon compliance with the provisions of this Act. A verified statement from the manufacturer or producer of such wool products showing their fiber content as required under the provisions of this Act may be required under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. GUARANTY provi- Slo. 9. (a) No person shall be guilty under section 3 if he estab- lishes a guaranty received in good faith signed by and containing the name and address of the person residing in the United States by whom the wool product guaranteed was manufactured and/or 1132 [54 STAT.