Control of Prices Act, 1937

Continuance of certain existing inquiries.


(a) (i) the Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 23 of the Control of Prices Act, 1932 (No. 33 of 1932), appointed the Commission (in this section referred to as the former Prices Commission) established under section 9 of the said Act to hold a public inquiry for the purposes of section 17 of the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1932 (No. 19 of 1932), and

(ii) such public inquiry is pending at the commencement of this Act, or

(b) an investigation under either section 24 or section 41 of the said Control of Prices Act, 1932 , is pending at the commencement of this Act,

such public inquiry or investigation (as the case may be) shall be continued by the Commission and shall be deemed to be a price investigation under Part III of this Act by the Commission, and any acts or things done by the former Prices Commission shall be deemed to have been done by the Commission under this Act.