NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY
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Approved Code No. 124--Amendment No. 1
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Approved Code No. 124---Amendment No. 1
AMENDMENT T1CO CODE OF ]FAIR COMCPIETITI[ON
MOTION PICTURE NINDU)STRY
A~s Approved onr June 13, 1934
M~onwilcxrow or CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR TH~E: ATOTICON PICTAER
An application having been duly made by the Code Author~ity
for the Miot~ion Picture Industry, pursuant to and in full compliance
with the provisions of Article IX, Part 2 of the Code of Fair Compe-
tition for the Mlotion Picture Industry, for approval of the amend-
ment to said Code hereinafter set forth, and the annexed report on
said amnendmnent, containing findings within respect thereto having
been made and directed to the President:
The proposed amendment to said Code is as follows:
A new Subsection (C) to be added to Atlrticle VI, Part, 1, Section 7:
"'(C) Local Clearance and IZoning Boards, in. addition to the
powers and duties otherwise provided for in this Code shall, when
directed so to do by the Code Authorit~y, receive any and all pro-
tests from Motion Picture Exhibitors against anly exist~ingrr clearance
and zoning as to their respective theatres alleging that such clear-
ance and zoning is unreasonable in length, or area. The issue raised
by such protests shall be dec~idedl by the Local Clearanlce and Zon-
ing Boards after notice and hearing to the parties affected, and
pursuant to the procedure and subject to such rights of appeal as
are provided in this Article., The Code Aiuthority may direct thnat
the duties of the! Local Clearance and Zoning Boards shall be per-
formedl and discharged by the hearing and deciding of protests as
pIrovidled in this Subsection, instead of formulating schedules as
p~roided in A~rticle VrI, Part I, Sections 1 and 3."
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to the Authority vested in me do hereby incorporate by
reference said annexed report and do find that said amendment
and t.he Code as constituted after being amended comply in. all
respects with the pertinent provisions and will promote the policy
and purposes of Title I of the National Industrial Recovery Act,
and do hereby order that said amendment be and it hereby is
approved. This approval and the above amendment shall not become
effective until twenty (20) days after this date, unless good cause to
the contrary be shown prior thereto, and a subsequent Order is issued.
Approval recommended :
Hona S. JoKNSON,
Son A. ROBENB~LAT,
Di'vi~sion~ Ad inistr~ator.
June 13, 1934
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The WFhite House.
SmR: The Deputy Administrator in his final report to moe~ on the
amendment of the Code of Fair Competition for the Motion Picture
Industry having found as herein set forth and on the basis of all
the proceedings in this matter:
I: fnd that:
(a) The amendment of said Code and the Code as amended are
well designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstruc-
tions to the free oflo of interstate and foreign comnmere which tend
to diminish the amount thereof, and wrill provide for the general
welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose of
cooperatives ac~tion amongn trade groups, by inducing and maintaining
united action of labor and management under adequate govern-
mental sanction and supervision, by ehiminatinga unfair competitive
practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the present
productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restriction of
production (except as may be temporarily required), by increasing
the~ consumption of :industrial and agricultural products through in-
creasing purchasing power, by reducingr antd relieving unemployment,
by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise rehabilitating
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said Title I of the National Industrial Recovery
Act, including without limitation Subsection (a) of Section 3, Sub-
sec tion(a) of Section "7 and Subsection (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Code empowfers the Code Authority to present the afore-
said amendment on behalf of the industry as a w~hole.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designIed
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e)" The amendment and the Code as amnended are not designed to
adwill not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.,
(f) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process havce
not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
Said amendment is accordingly approved.
HUGH S. OHSONsr,
JUNE 13, 1934.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY
A new subsection (c) to be added to Article VI, Part I, Section 7:
(c) Local Clearance and Zoning Boards, in addition to the powers
and duties otherwise provided for in this Code shall, w~hen directed
so to do by the Code Authority, receive any and all protests from
Motion Picture Exhibitors against any existing clearance and zoning
as to their respective theatres alleging that such clearance and zoning
is unreasonable in length or area. The issue raised by such protests
shall be decided by the Local Clearance and Zoning Boards after
notice and hearing to the parties affected, and pursuant to the pro-
Pcdure and subject to~ such rights of appeal as are provided in this
Article. The Code Authority may direct that the duties of the Local
Clearance and Zoning Boards shall be performed and discharged by
t~he hearing and deciding of protests as provided in this Subsection,
instead of formulating schedules as provided in Article VI, Part 1,
Sections 1 and 3.
Approved Code No. 124-Amnendm~ent No. 1.
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