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Approved Code No. 467--Amendment No. I
Registry No. 1615--13
NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
CIGAR ~MANUFACTU RI NG
AS APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 21, 1934
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
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ApproveJd Code No. 467--Amendment No. 1
AMENDMENTT TO CODE OF FiAIR COMlPET[ITION
CIGAR MANUFACTUR[IN\G INSDUSTRYr
AIs Approved on September 21, 1934
APRro'vins AMENDMENT OF" CODE OF IiAIR COMPETITION FOR, THE
Can~r MANUFACTURING TNDUSTRY
An application having been duly made! pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I. of thne Nat~ionlal Industrial
RecoveryI Act, appr'ovedl June 16, 1933, for approval of an amend-
ment to the Codel of Fair Competition for the Cigar Mlanulfacuingoin
Indlust ry, and opportunity to be heard therr~eon having been afforded
all members of said industry and any objections filed having been
duly considered, and thie annlexed report on said am~endment. c. ontain-
ing findingrs with respect thereto, having beein made and directed to
the Presid~ent :
NOWV, THERlEF~iORE, on behalf of the Pres.idient of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
p~ursulant to authlorit~y vested in me by Exeutiv~e Orders of' the Presi-
d~ent, including Executive Order Number 6543-A, datedc December
30, 1933, and otherwTise; do hereby incorporate by references, said
annexed report and do find that said amnendmen~t and the Code as
constituted after being amended compyi l epcswt h
pertinent provisions and will pr~omloten th plc and purposes oft
said TPitle of said APct, and do hereby border that said amuendmllent be
and it is hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said
Code is hereby modified to include an approval of said Code in its
entirety as amended.
HUTGH S. JoINsoN,
Administrator for Inidustl~ril RecoverPy.
AnnrIx W.I RILEY,
September 9~, _1934.,
871 33 "-1181-84---31 1
REPORT TO TH.TE PRESIDENT
The Wrhite H-ouse.
SmE: The Code Authority of the Cigar M~anufacturing Industry
has requested that the Code of Fair Competition for said industry
be modified by adding thereto Article XIII. This article will per-
mit the Code Auth~ority to sell stamps to t.he members of the industry,
surch stamps t.o be attached t~o the container of the engars.
T~he stamp w ill bear the N.R.A. insignia, and a symnbol indicating
the intended retail price of t-he product. Members of the industry
mnay apply to t~he Code Aluthority for permission to use these stamps,
and such permission will be granted so long as they comply witlh the
The charge made for thle labels by the Clode. Authority shall at all
times be subject. to t~he supervision and orders of the A~idministrator
and shall not be more than an amount necessary to cover the actual
reasonable cost, thereof, including actual printing, distribution, ad-
miinistration, andi supervision of the use t~hereof.
It is expected that the use of this label will greatly aid in obtaining
compliance with thle Code. In addition, the use of the stamp will
itself symbolize the conditions under whlich the cigar~s are mabnufac-
tured and will protect purchasers relying on said stamps.
The D~epulty Adlministrator in hris final report t~o me on said amend-
mnent of said C~ode having found as hereini set forth and on,the basis
of all proceedings in this matter:
I find that
(a) The Amendment of said Code and the Code as amended are
well dlesignedl to promote the policies and purposes of Title I: of the
National IndusrtriRal ~Recvery Ac including the removal of obstrue-
tions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend
3to diminish the amnount thereof, and will provide for the general
welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose
of~ cooperative nation among trade grrIoups, bly indlucinga and mlain-
taining united action of labor and management under adequate
governmental sanction and supervision, by elum~natmng unfair com-
pet~it.ivec p~'!ratices,_ by promot~ingr the fullest possible utilization of
the present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue
restriction of production (xcept as mnay be temporarily required),
b;y increasingf the consumption o-f industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchasing pow-er, by reducing and relieving
unemployment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amiendedl complies in1 all respects with the perti-
nent provisionis of said Title of said Act, including without limi.
station Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7 ant'
Subsection (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority of the Cigar Manu-
facturing Industry to present the aforesaid modification on behalf
of thre industry as a whole.
(d) Trhe amendmlent and the Code as modified are not designed
to and will not permit, monopolies or monopolijt~ic. practices.
(e) The amnendmlent and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not elimlinate or oppress small enterprises anmd will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(f) Those! engaged in other. stes of the economic process h~avFe
Inot been dleprivedl of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
For these reasons thle amendment has been approved.
Heser S. JoiNson,
Administrator for IndushtioJ Recover~y.
SEFFEBDER 21i, 1934.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF~ FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
CIGAR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRYr
All1 cigars manufactured or distributed subject to the provisions
of this CodeL shall have an N.R.A. label in the form of a stamp affixed
to the outside of the container thereof to symbolize to purchasers of
said cigars the conditions under which they wePere manufactured.
Under the powers vested in hlimr byT Executive Order of October 14,
1933, and under grant of the necessary authority by the Adm~inis-
trator, the Code Authorit~y shall have the exclusive right in this
Industry to issue and furnish said labels to thte members thereof.
Any and all employers mray apply to the Code Authority for a permit
to use such N.R.A. label, which permit to use the label shall be
grantedl to them, but only if and so long as they comply w~ith this
Code. The Code Authority, subject to approval by the Admlinis-
trator, shall establish rules and regulations and appropriate machin-
eryT for the issuance of labels and the inspection, examination and
supervision of t~he practices of employers using such labels in
o~bserving the provisions of this Code for the `purpose of ascertain-
ing the right of sraid employer to the continued use of said labels;
or protecting purlchaisers in relying on said labels, of insuring to
each individual employer that thne symbolism of said Ilabel wTill be
madintained by virtue of compliance with the practices herein con-
tained by all other employers using said label.
The chAI'rgel made for such labels by the Code Authority shall at
all times be subject to supervision and orders of the Admninist~rator
and shall be not mlore than an amount necessary to cover the actual
reasonable cost thereof, includlingi actual pr~inting,a distribution, and
administration and supervision of thie use thereof as hereinabove set
Approved Code No. 467--A~endmuent No. 1.
Registry No. 1615-13.
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