7 U.S. Code § 12b - Trading ban violations; prohibition

It shall be unlawful for any person, against whom there is outstanding any order of the Commission prohibiting him from trading on or subject to the rules of any registered entity, to make or cause to be made in contravention of such order, any contract for future delivery of any commodity, on or subject to the rules of any registered entity.


(Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 369, § 8b, as added Pub. L. 90–258, § 24,Feb. 19, 1968, 82 Stat. 33; amended Pub. L. 93–463, title I, § 103(a),Oct. 23, 1974, 88 Stat. 1392; Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(5) [title I, § 123(a)(20)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–410.)

2000—Pub. L. 106–554substituted “registered entity” for “contract market” in two places.
1974—Pub. L. 93–463substituted “Commission” for “Secretary of Agriculture”.
Effective Date of 1974 Amendment

For effective date of amendment by Pub. L. 93–463see section 418 ofPub. L. 93–463, set out as a note under section 2 of this title.
Effective Date

Section effective 120 days after Feb. 19, 1968, see section 28 ofPub. L. 90–258, set out as an Effective Date of 1968 Amendment note under section 2 of this title.

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