NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
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Approved Code No. 178--Arendment No. 2
Registry No. 1225--01
AS APPROVED ON JANUARY 8, 1935
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Approved Code No. 178---Amendment No. 2
AMIENDMEN~T TO CODE OF FAIR COMIPETITPION
WATCH CASE MANTUFATRING INDUSTRY
Ats Approved on January 8, 1935
APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF E\AIR COMPETITION FOR THEE
WarmH CASE IMANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
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 a Code of F'air Competition for the Watch Case Manufac-
turing Industry, and Notice of Opportunity to be Heard having been
duly published thereon and the annexed report on said amendment,
containing findings with respect thereto, having been made and
directed to the President:
NOWV, TH3EREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, the National Industrial 1Recovery Board, pursuant to author-
it vs~ted n ai Boarded by .E~xecutive orders of the President, in-
cluingExeutie OderNo.6859, dated September 27, 1934, and
otherwise; does hereby incorporate by reference, said annexred report
and doe~s ~find that said amendment anid the Code as constituted after
being amended comply in all respects with the pertinent provisions
and will promote the policy and purposes of said title of said act,
and does hereby order that said amendment be and it is hereby ap-
proved, and that the previous approval of said Code is hereby modi-
fled to include an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended,
such approval and such amendment to takie effect twenty: (20) days
from the date hereof, unless good cause to the contrary is shown to
the National Inldustrial Recovery Board before that time and the
National I~ndustrial Recovery Board issues a subsequent order to
.NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Adm~inistrative Opfiee.
Approval recommended :
Acting Division Admintistrator.
Was~umr~ow, D. C.,
January 8, 1935.
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REPORTR' TO1' TH3E PRESIDENT
The Wh~ite H;outse.
Sta: An application has been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery
Act for an amendment to the Code of Fair Competition for the
Watch Case Manufacturing TrInustryv, submitted by thie Code
ALuthority for the Watch Case Manufacbturing Industry.
The purpose and effect of the amendment is to allowFP the stamping
of certain high quality watch cases in conformance with various
state stamping laws, which stamping under the present Code is
The Deputy Administrator in his final report on said amendment
to said Code having found as herein set forth and on the basis of all
the proceedings in this matter:
It is found 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 thne free flow79 of interstate and foreign, commerce which tend
t~o diminish the amount thereof and will provide for the general
welfare by promoting: the organization of industry for the purpose
of cooperative action among trade, groups, byg inducing and mrain-
taining united action of labor and management under adequate
governmental function and supervision, by eliminating unfair com-
petitiv~e practices, by promoting the fullest, possible utilization of the
present productive eanpcity o the industries, by avoiding undlue
restrictions of production (except as may be ~temporarily~I required)
by increasing the consumption of industrial and agricultural prod-
ucts through increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving
unemploymn~tlt, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as ame~nded comnplies in all respects wpith the perti-
nent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without Eimita-
tion Subsection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (at) of Section 7 and
Subsection (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 anld the Code as amnended are not designed
to and will not eliminate or oppress small ente~pr~ises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(e) Tlhose engagred in other steps of the economic process have
not been dep~r~ived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
For these reasons, therefore this Amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W.~ A. HARRTIMANr
JANUABRY 8. 1935.
AMENDMENT T1O COD>E OF` ]FA~IR COMPETITION FZiOR
TH-3E WATCH-I CASE IMANUFALCTUIRIN~G INDUSTRY~
Amlend ~Article VTIII, Section 1 (a) by deleting the last six words
reading as follows:
"' six specific quality marks as follows: "
and substitute therefore the following:
specific quality marks authorized in the following six subsec-
tions of this paragraph: "
Amend Article VIII, Section 1. (a), subsection (1) by deleting the
last sentence reading as follows:
"' In no case may the wo7rd Platinum' be abbreviated."
and substitute therefore the following:
Nothing in this subsection, howPe~ver, shall be deemed to pro-
hibit the manufacture or sale of any platinum watch case
manufactured and stamped in accordance with the laws gov-
erning the quality stamping of platinum watch cases in any
State of the U~nion or the District of Columbia, provided, that
in all other respects the stamping or marking of such cases is
in full conformity with the provisions of this Code."
Approved Codfe No. 178---Amenmenet No. 2.
Registry No. 1225-01.
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