15 U.S. Code § 1336 - Authority of Federal Trade Commission; unfair or deceptive acts or practices

Nothing in this chapter (other than the requirements of section 1333 of this title) shall be construed to limit, restrict, expand, or otherwise affect the authority of the Federal Trade Commission with respect to unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the advertising of cigarettes.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–92, § 8, formerly § 7,July 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 283; Pub. L. 91–222, § 2,Apr. 1, 1970, 84 Stat. 89; renumbered § 8 and amended Pub. L. 98–474, §§ 5(a), 6 (c),Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2203, 2204; Pub. L. 99–92, § 12,Aug. 16, 1985, 99 Stat. 404.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 8 ofPub. L. 89–92was renumbered section 9, classified to section 1337 of this title, and subsequently omitted from the Code.
Amendments

1985—Pub. L. 99–92struck out “(b)” after “1333”.
1984—Pub. L. 98–474amended section generally, striking out subsecs. (a) and (c) which dealt with the authority of the Federal Trade Commission with respect to its pending trade regulation rule proceeding relating to cigarette advertising and its authority to issue trade regulation rules or to require an affirmative statement in any cigarette advertisement, which left the provisions of former subsec. (b) to constitute this section.
1970—Pub. L. 91–222substituted provisions concerning the action of the Federal Trade Commission with respect to its pending trade regulation rule proceeding relating to cigarette advertising, the Commission’s authority with respect to unfair or deceptive cigarette advertising acts or practices, and its authority to issue trade regulation rules or to require an affirmative statement in any cigarette advertisement, for provisions investing the several district courts with jurisdiction, for cause shown, to prevent and restrain violations of this chapter upon proper application. See section 1339 of this title.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–222effective Jan. 1, 1970, except where otherwise specified, see section 3 ofPub. L. 91–222, set out in part as a note under section 1331 of this title.

 

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