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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
AS APPROVED ON JANUARY 2, 1935
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Approved Code No. 60-Amendment No. 8
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
As Approved on January 2, 1935
APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933, for approval of an amend-
ment to the Code of Fair Competition for the Retail Trade, and hear-
ings having been duly held thereon and the annexed report on said
amendment containing findings with respect thereto, having been
made and directed to the President:
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, the National Industrial Recovery Board, pursuant to author-
ity vested in it by Executive Orders of the President, including Exec-
utive Order No. 6859 dated September 27, 1934, and otherwise, does
hereby incorporate by reference said annexed report and does find
that said amendment and the Code as constituted after being amended
comply in all respects with the pertinent provisions of said Title of
said Act, and does hereby order that said amendment be and it is
hereby approved, and that the previous approval of said Code is
hereby amended to include an approval of said Code in its entirety
as amended, such approval and such amendment to take effect ten
(10) days from the date hereof, unless good cause to the contrary is
shown to the National Industrial Recovery Board before that time
and the National Industrial Recovery Board issues a subsequent order
to that effect.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Adr.nUi.'trative Officer.
HARRY C. CARR,
Acting Division Adnmiistrator.
IVASHINGTON, D. C.,
January 2, 1935.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The White House.
SIR: The Hearing on the amendment to the Code of Fair Compe-
tition for the Retail Trade was held on August 27, 11-:14 in Room
#2062, Department of Commerce Building. The amendment, which
is attalchl.l, was presented by duly (qualified and authorized repre-
sentatives of the Trade, complying with statutory requirements, such
repre-entatives being members of the National Retail Code Au-
In accordance with the cusitoim:ary procedure, everyone present who
had filed a request for an appearance was freely heard in public,
and all statutory and regulatory requirements were complied with.
The Deputy Administrator in his final report to the National In-
dustrial Recovery Board on said amendment to said Code having
found as herein set forth and on the basis of all pro'-c- i lings in this
It finds that:
(a) The amendment to said Code and the Code as amended are
well de-igned to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of the
National Industrial Recovery Act including the removal of obstruc-
tions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce which tend
to diminish the amount thereof, and will provide for the general
welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose
of cooperative action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair competi-
tive practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present productive capacity of industries, by avoiding undue restric-
tion of production (except as may be temporarily required), by in-
creasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchain prch ng power, by reducing and relieving un-
employment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limitation
sub-section (a) of Section 3, sub-section (a) of Section 7 and sub-
section (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed to
and will not eliminate or oppress small enterpri-es and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(e) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process have not
been deprived of the right to be heard prior to the approval of said
For these reasons, said amendment to the Code of Fair Competi-
tion for the Retail Trade has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARRIMAx,
A dm ini strathie Officer.
JANwARY 2, 1935.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE RETAIL TRADE
Article V, Section 4 (a) shall be amended to read as follows:
(a) Professional persons, watchmen, guards, store detectives, out-
side salesmen aind out.xit d collectors.-The maximum hours of labor
prescribed in Section 1 of this Article shall not apply to professional
persons, employed and working at their profession, who receive
salaries that are not less than the salaries prescribed for executives
in paragraph (c) of this Section, or to watchmen, guards, store.
detectives, outside salesmen, and outside collectors; but watchmen
and guards shall not work more than fifty-six (56) hours in any
one week, nor more than thirteen (13) days in any fourteen (14)
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