15 U.S. Code § 1339 - Injunction proceedings

The several district courts of the United States are invested with jurisdiction, for cause shown, to prevent and restrain violations of this chapter upon the application of the Attorney General of the United States acting through the several United States attorneys in their several districts.


(Pub. L. 89–92, § 11, formerly § 10,July 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 284; Pub. L. 91–222, § 2,Apr. 1, 1970, 84 Stat. 89; renumbered § 11,Pub. L. 98–474, § 5(a),Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2203.)
Prior Provisions

Two prior sections 11 ofPub. L. 89–92were renumbered section 12 by section 5(a) ofPub. L. 98–474and are classified to section 1340 of this title and as an Effective Date note under section 1331 of this title.

1970—Pub. L. 91–222substituted provision that the several district courts are invested with jurisdiction in injunction proceedings, for provisions that regulation of advertising terminate on July 1, 1969, but that such termination shall not be construed as limiting, expanding or otherwise affecting such jurisdiction which Federal Trade Commission or other federal agencies had prior to July 27, 1965.
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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