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NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
CORDAGE AND TWINE
AS APPROVED ON MARCH 7, 1935
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Approved Code No. 303-Amendment No. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
CORDAGE AND TWINE INDUSTRY
As Approved on March 7, 1935
APPROVING AMENDMENT OF CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
CORDAGE AND TWINE 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 Fair Competition for the Cordage and Twine In-
dustry, and an opportunity to be heard having been duly afforded
thereon and the annexed report on said Amendment, containing find-
ings with respect thereto, having been made and directed to the
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
Executive Order No. 6859 dated September 27, 1931, 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 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 approved, and
that the previous approval of said Code is hereby amended to in-
clude an approval of said Code in its entirety as amended.
NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY BOARD,
By W. A. HARRIMAN, Administrative Officer.
ROBT. N. CAMPBELL,
Acting Division Administrator.
WASHINGTON, D. C.,
March 7, 1935.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The White House.
SIR: An application has been duly made pursuant to and in full
compliance with the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery
Act, for amendment to the Code of Fair Competition for the Cord-
age and Twine Industry, submitted by the Code Authority for said
The purpose of the amendment is:
1. To delete Schedule "A" in its entirety from the Code of Fair
Competition for the Cordage and Twine Industry.
The effects of the deletion of said Schedule "A" are:
1. To eliminate the fair trade practice provisions contained in
Schedule "A" in order that the members of the Cordage and Wrap-
ping Twine Industry Division may more equitably meet the com-
petition offered by the Philippine cordage and twine importers and
the competition offered by the. prison labor made cordage and twine.
2. To eliminate fair trade practices which have been found to be
The Assistant Deputy Administrator in his final report to the Na-
tional Industrial Recovery Board on said amendment to said Code
having found as herein set forth and on the basis of all the pro-
ceedings in this matter:
The Board finds that:
(a) The amendment to said Code and the Code as amended are
well designated 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 among trade groups, by inducing and main-
taining united action of labor and management under adequate gov-
ernmental sanction and supervision, by eliminating unfair competitive
practices, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the present
productive capacity of the industries, by avoiding undue restriction
of production (except as may be temporarily required), by increasing
the consumption of industrial and agricultural products through
increasing purchasing power, by reducing and relieving unemploy-
ment, by improving standards of labor, and by otherwise rehabilitat-
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
nent provisions of said Title of said Act, including without limita-
tion sub-section (a) of Section 3, sub-section (a) of Section 7, and
sub-section (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Code empowers the Code Authority to present the afore-
said amendment on behalf of the industry as a whole.
(d) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or monopolistic practices.
(e) The amendment and the Code as amended are not designed
to and will not eliminate or oppress small enterprises and will not
operate to discriminate against them.
(f) Those engaged in other steps of the economic process have
not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of said
For these reasons, therefore, said amendment has been approved.
For the National Industrial Recovery Board:
W. A. HARRIMAN,
MARCH 7, 1935.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR THE
CORDAGE AND TWINE INDUSTRY
Amend the Code of Fair Competition for the Cordage and Twine
Industry by deleting Schedule "A" in its entirety.
Approved Code No. 303-Amendment No. 1.
Registry No. 219-1-01.
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