Preservation of the Domestic Fluorspar Industry: Hearings, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, April 7, 10, 13 and 14, 1959

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - 174 pages
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Page 5 - The several circuit courts of the United States are hereby invested with jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of this act; and it shall be the duty of the several district attorneys of the United States, in their respective districts, under the direction of the Attorney General, to institute proceedings in equity to prevent and restrain such violations.
Page 129 - Director is of the opinion that the said article is being imported into the United States in such quantities or under such circumstances as to threaten to impair the national security...
Page 5 - Agriculture, and any other person knowingly participating, or aiding, in the exceeding of said quota or allotment, shall forfeit to the United States a sum equal to three times the current market value of such excess, which forfeiture shall be recoverable in a civil suit brought in the name of the United States.
Page 129 - ... requirements of growth of such industries and such supplies and services including the investment, exploration and development necessary to assure such growth, and the importation of goods in terms of their quantities, availabilities, character and use as those affect such industries and the capacity of the United States to meet national security requirements.
Page 4 - The Secretary is authorized to make such orders or regulations, which shall have the force and effect of law, as may be necessary to carry out the powers vested in him by this Act.
Page 129 - For the purposes of this section, the Director and the President shall, in the light of the requirements of national security and without excluding other relevant factors, give consideration to domestic production needed for projected national defense requirements, the capacity of domestic industries to meet such requirements, existing and anticipated availabilities of the human resources, products, raw materials, and other supplies and services essential to the national defense...
Page 130 - Nation to our national security, and shall take into consideration the impact of foreign competition on the economic welfare of individual domestic industries; and any substantial unemployment, decrease in revenues of government, loss of skills or investment, or other serious effects resulting from the displacement of any domestic products by excessive imports shall be considered, without excluding other factors, in determining whether such weakening of our internal economy may impair the national...
Page 129 - Director") shall immediately make an appropriate investigation, in the course of which he shall seek Information and advice from other appropriate departments and agencies, to determine the effects on the national security of imports of the article which is the subject of such request, application, or motion.
Page 3 - ... and at such other times during such calendar year as the Secretary may deem necessary to meet such requirements. In making such determinations the Secretary shall use as a basis the quantity of direct-consumption sugar distributed for consumption, as indicated by official statistics of the Department of Agriculture, during the twelve-month period ending October 31 next preceding the calendar year for which the determination is being made, and shall make allowances...
Page 5 - Act shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $100 for each such violation. (b) Each determination issued by the Secretary in connection with quotas and deficits...

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