Report to the President and the Congress of the Advisory Commission on Conferences in Ocean Shipping
The Commission, 1992 - Government publications
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Page 6-30 - Each department, agency, and instrumentality of the executive branch of the Government, including independent agencies, is authorized and directed to furnish to the Commission, upon request made by the Chairman or Vice Chairman, such information as the Commission deems necessary to carry out its functions under this joint resolution.
Page 55 - ... contributes to improving the production or distribution of goods or to promoting technical or economic progress, while allowing consumers a fair share of the resulting benefit, and which does not: a. impose on the undertakings concerned restrictions which are not indispensable to the attainment of these objectives; b. afford such undertakings the possibility of eliminating competition in respect of a substantial part of the products in question.
Page 6-5 - deferred rebate' in this Act means a return of any portion of the freight money by a carrier to any shipper as a consideration for the giving of all or any portion of his shipments to the same or any other carrier, or for any other purpose, the payment of which is deferred beyond the completion of the service for which it is paid, and is made only if, during both the period for which computed and the period of deferment, the shipper has complied with the terms of the rebate agreement or arrangement....
Page 95 - ... a greater or less compensation for any service rendered, or to be rendered, in the transportation of passengers or property, subject to the provisions of this act, than it charges, demands, collects, or receives from any other person or persons for doing for him or them a like and contemporaneous service in the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby...
Page 15 - The board may by order disapprove, cancel, or modify any agreement, or any modification or cancellation thereof, whether or not previously approved by it, that it finds to be unjustly discriminatory or unfair as between carriers, shippers, exporters, importers, or ports...
Page 6-30 - ... any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof. All process in any such case may be served in the judicial district whereof such person is an inhabitant or wherever he may be found.
Page 6-5 - Second. Use a fighting ship either separately or in conjunction with any other carrier, through agreement or otherwise. The term " fighting ship " in this Act means a vessel used in a particular trade by a carrier or group of carriers for the purpose of excluding, preventing, or reducing competition by driving another carrier out of said trade.
Page 38 - Australia, on the one hand, and the United States and Japan on the other, is also obvious in the permissibility of agreements between conferences and their independent competitors in the same trade lane.
Page 6-26 - ... be liable for costs in the district court nor for costs at any subsequent stage of the proceedings unless they accrue upon his appeal. If the...