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Thursday, 23 August 1906


Senator BEST (Victoria) .- I will mention the case to which I referred. It is the Addyston Pipe and Steel Company v. The United States. It was dealt with in 1889, and is reported in volume 175 of the United States Reports, page 211. The note I have here is -

Power to regulate Inter-State commerce includes power to interfere with and prohibit private contracts in restraint of such commerce. Combination of manufacturers and vendors to raise prices is in restraint of Inter-State trade.







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