Extending Reciprocal Foreign Trade Agreement Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on H. J. Res. 96. January 21, 22, 23, 25, and 26, 1937

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Страница 162 - It is important to bear in mind that we are here dealing not alone with an authority vested in the President by an exertion of legislative power, but with such an authority plus the very delicate, plenary and exclusive power of the President as the sole organ of the Federal Government in the field of international relations...
Страница 97 - But even our commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand ; neither seeking nor granting exclusive favors or preferences ; consulting the natural course of things; diffusing and diversifying, by gentle means, the streams of commerce, but forcing nothing...
Страница 139 - President, whenever he finds as a fact that any existing duties or other import restrictions of the United States or any foreign country are unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trade of the United States...
Страница 114 - For the purpose of expanding foreign markets for the products of the United States (as a means of assisting in the present emergency in restoring the American standard of living, in overcoming domestic unemployment and the present economic depression, in increasing the purchasing power of the American public, and in establishing and maintaining a better relationship among various...
Страница 196 - To proclaim such modifications of existing duties and other import restrictions, or such additional import restrictions, or such continuance, and for such minimum periods, of existing customs or excise treatment of any article covered by foreign trade agreements, as are required or appropriate to carry out any foreign trade agreement that the President has entered into hereunder.
Страница 139 - If Congress shall lay down by legislative act an intelligible principle to which the person, or body authorized to fix such rates is directed to conform, such legislative action is not a forbidden delegation of legislative power.
Страница 539 - When an act of Congress is appropriately challenged in the courts as not conforming to the constitutional mandate the judicial branch of the government has only one duty, — to lay the article of the Constitution which is invoked beside the statute which is challenged and to decide whether the latter squares with the 2Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., The Common Law (Boston: Little, Brown, 1881), p. 1. former. All the court does, or can do, is to announce its considered judgment upon the question.
Страница 539 - The proclaimed duties and other import restrictions shall apply to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of all foreign countries, whether imported directly, or indirectly: Provided, That the President may suspend the application to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of any country because of its discriminatory treatment of American commerce or because of other acts or policies which in his opinion tend to defeat the purposes set forth in this section...
Страница 137 - States in accordance with the characteristics and needs of various branches of American production so that foreign markets will be made available to those branches of American production...
Страница 138 - public interest' as thus used is not a concept without ascertainable criteria, but has direct relation to adequacy of transportation service, to its essential conditions of economy and efficiency, and to appropriate provision and best use of transportation facilities, questions to which the Interstate Commerce Commission has constantly addressed itself in the exercise of the authority conferred.

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