L. P. Steuart & Bro., Inc. v. Bowles,
322 U.S. 398 (1944)

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L. P. Steuart & Bro., Inc. v. Bowles, 322 U.S. 398 (1944)

L. P. Steuart & Bro., Inc. v. Bowles

No. 793

Argued May 2, 1944

Decided May 22, 1944

322 U.S. 398


The power of the President under § 2(a)(2) of Title III of the Second War Powers Act to "allocate" materials includes the power to issue suspension orders against retailers and to withhold

Page 322 U. S. 399

rationed materials from them where it is established that they have acquired and distributed the rationed materials in violation of the ration regulation. P. 322 U. S. 403.

140 F.2d 703, affirmed.

Certiorari, 321 U.S. 761, to review the affirmance of a decree dismissing the complaint in a suit to enjoin the enforcement of a suspension order issued against the company by the Office of Price Administration pursuant to powers delegated by the President under the Second War Powers Act.

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