NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
NOTTINGHAM LACE CURTAIN
AS APPROVED ON AUGUST 7, 1934
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Approved Code No. 78-Amendment No. 1
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION
NOTTINGHAM LACE CURTAIN INDUSTRY
As Approved on August 7, 1934
APPROVING MODIFICATION OF CODE OF FMIR COMPETITION FOR THE
NOTTrINGHAM LACE CURTAIN 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 a modifica-
tion of a Code of Fair Competition for the Nottingham Lace Cur-
tain Industry, and an opportunity to file objections thereon having
been given and the annexed report on said modification, containing
findings with respect thereto, having been made and directed to the
NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
States, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Administrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant to authority vested in me by Executive Orders of the Presi-
dent, including Executive Order No. 6543-A, dated December 30,
1933, and otherwise; do hereby incorporate, by reference, said an-
nexed report and do find that said modification and the Code as
constituted after being modified comply in all respects with the
pertinent provisions and will promote the policy and purposes of
said Title of said Act, and do hereby order that said modification
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 modified, such approval and such modification to take
effect ten (10) days from the date hereof, unless good cause to the
contrary is shown to the Administrator before that time and the
Administrator issues a subsequent order to that effect.
HUGH S. JOHNSON,
Administrator for Industrial Recovery.
RoBERr L. HousToN,
August 7, 1934.
REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The VWhite House.
Sli: I have the honor to -utbmit herewith an amendment to the
Code of Fair Conlmpetition for the Nottingham Lace Curtain In-
dustry. The amn.-ndment, which is attached, was presented by the
Notice of o)ppo)rtunility to file objections to this amendment was
given and i, (,ojectihon, were received.
The anendm'l-it provides that Article XIII sliall be added to the
Code. making the payment of the expenl-.e- of code administration
ma nidatoiv upon all ne' -l.rs of the Industry in accordance with the
rules and regtilationi,r -if the Administrator.
The Deputy Adminis.trator in his final report to me on said amend-
ient to sail COtde having found a.s herein set foithi and on the basis
of all proceedings in this Ilatter:
I fnd that:
(a.) The amendment to -aid Code and the Code as amended are
well designed to promote the policies and purposes of Title I of the
National Indii.,trial Recovery. Act including the rem-oval of obstruc-
tions to the fle i'l Hfow of int.ert.-tte and foreign c'inmmerce which tend
to diminish tlie amount thereof, and will provide for the general
vweifare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose
otf (*o:,perative nation among trade groups-. by inducing and main-
taining united action of labor and managemrvnt under adequate
govern:mental .,anctin and supervision, by elimilnting unfair com-
iptirive praCct'r-~,, by promoting the fullest possible utilization of the
present produc.lIive capacity of indiu,,tries, by avoiding undue restric-
tion of production (except as ,may be te mporrily required), by in-
creasillg the co m.,unpttioj of industrial and agricultural products
through increasing purchi-~ing power, by reducing and relieving
unemployment. by improving -.tandards of labor, and by otherwise
(b) The Code as amended complies in all respects with the perti-
neut provi.-,ionls of said Title of said Act, including without limita-
tion Sub.ection (a) of Section 3, Subsection (a) of Section 7 aind
Subsuection (b) of Section 10 thereof.
(c) The Code empowers, the e oe Authority to present. the afore-
:.Aid amenldmilent on behalf 4f the Industry ;as a whole.
(d) The anmendment. and the Code as amended are not designed
to anl will inot permit monopolies or Inon i list, ic practices.
(e) The amendment and the Code as amended as 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 the above reasons this amendment. ha., been approved by me.
HUGii S. JOHNSON,
A dmin ist ator.
AUGUST 7,1 934.
AMENDMENT TO CODE OF FAIR COMPETITION FOR
THE NOTTINGHAM LACE CURTAIN INDUSTRY
The Code shall be amended by adding Article XIII:
"1. It being found necessary in order to support the administra-
tion of this Code and to maintain the standards of fair competition
established hereunder and to effectuate the policy of the Act, the
Code Authority is authorized:
(a) To incur such reasonable obligations as are necessary and
proper for the foregoing :purposes, and to meet such obligations
out of funds which may be raised as hereinafter provided and which
shall be held in trust for the purposes of the Code;
(b) To submit to the Administrator for his approval, subject to
such notice and opportunity to be heard as he may deem necessary
(1) an itemized budget of its estimated expenses for the foregoing
purposes, and (2) an equitable basis upon which the funds necessary
to support. such budget shall be contributed by members of the
"(c) After such budget and basis of contribution have been ap-
proved by the Administrator, to determine and obtain equitable con-
tribution as above set forth by all members of the Industry, and to
that end, if necessary, to institute legal proceedings therefore in its
"2. Each member of the Industry shall pay his or its equitable
contribution to the expenses of the maintenance of the Code Author-
ity, determined as hereinabove provided, and subject to rules and
regulations pertaining thereto issued by the Administrator. Only
members of the Industry complying with the Code and contribut-
ing to the expenses of its administration as hereinabove provided,
unless duly exempted from making such contributions, shall be en-
titled to participate in the selection of members of the Code Au-
thority or to receive the benefits of any of its voluntary activities
or to make use of any emblem or insignia of the National Recovery
3. The Code Authority shall neither incur nor pay any obliga-
tion substantially in excess of the amount thereof as estimated in
its approved budget; and shall in no event exceed the total amount
contained in the approved budget except upon approval of the
Administrator; and no subsequent budget shall contain any defi-
ciency item for expenditures in excess of prior budget estimates
except those which the Administrator shall have so approved."
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