United States District Court for the Southern District of New York United States of America, Plaintiff, 

v

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Inc, and the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, Defendants

 

File of Original Civil No 70 Civ. 3141 Filed June 13, 1972 Entered September 11, 1972

Excerpts

... Defendant ASME is ordered and directed to establish in writing, publish as provided in Section VII (B) hereof, and place into effect within 90 days after the effective date hereof, a fair, reasonable and non discriminatory procedure enabling foreign manufacturers who meet the requirements of the ASME to qualify for and received ASME certificates of Authorization and Symbol Stamps on an equal basis with domestic manufacturers ...

... All applications by qualified manufacturers for authorization to use National Board stamping be considered without regard to whether the applicant is a domestic or foreign manufacturer.

... Any properly completed National Board approved standard form manufacturer's data report, completed in the English language and the then current United States measurement system covering any boiler or pressure vessel which bears authorized National Board Stamping, be accepted without regard to whether the applicant is a domestic or foreign manufacturer...

... any initial surveys and any unannounced follow-up inspections, investigative reviews or renewal reviews of foreign manufacturers required in connection with authorization to use National Board Stamping or the Symbol Stamp shall be conducted on the basis of the same standards, in the same manner, and to the same extent as such surveys, inspections and reviews are applied to domestic manufacturers. except to the extent differences are necessitated by distance, language, or unites of measurement...

File of Original Civil No 70 Civ. 3141 Filed June 13, 1972 Entered September 11, 1972

 


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