(a)For the purpose of the exercise by the Attorney General of the enforcement functions of the Attorney General under section
3206(6) of this title, all of the functions and powers of the Attorney General under the Clayton Act [15 U.S.C. 12 et seq.] are available to the Attorney General, irrespective of any jurisdictional tests in the Clayton Act, including the power to take enforcement actions in the same manner as if the violation had been a violation of the Clayton Act.
(b)All of the functions and powers of the Attorney General or the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice are available to the Attorney General or to such Assistant Attorney General to investigate possible violations under section
3206(6) of this title in the same manner as if such possible violations were possible violations of the Clayton Act [15 U.S.C. 12 et seq.].
The Clayton Act, referred to in text, is act Oct. 15, 1914, ch. 323, 38 Stat. 730, which is classified generally to sections
27 of Title
15, Commerce and Trade, and sections
53 of Title
29, Labor. For further details and complete classification of this Act to the Code, see References in Text note set out under section
12 of Title
15 and Tables.
2010—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–203substituted “the enforcement functions of the Attorney General” for “his enforcement functions”.
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