15 U.S. Code § 299 - Definitions
(a) The expression “article of merchandise” as used in sections 294 to 300 of this title shall signify any goods, wares, works of art, commodity, or other thing which may be lawfully kept or offered for sale.
(b) The term “person” means an individual, partnership, corporation, or any other form of business enterprise, capable of being in violation of sections 294 to 300 of this title.
Source(June 13, 1906, ch. 3289, § 6,34 Stat. 262; Pub. L. 91–366, § 1(c), (d),July 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 690.)
1970—Pub. L. 91–366designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsecs. (b) and (c).
Effective Date of 1970 Amendments
Amendment by Pub. L. 91–366effective three months after July 31, 1970, see section 4 ofPub. L. 91–366, set out as a note under section 297 of this title.
For separability provision of Pub. L. 91–366, see section 2 ofPub. L. 91–366, set out as a note under section 297 of this title.
Construction of 1970 Amendment
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