Under the quantitative restriction (QR) policy, the government, through the NFA, which has a statutory monopoly
on rice importation, restricts the volume of rice that can be imported to the Philippines under a 35-percent tariff.
(33) In particular, courts have often interpreted the grant of a patent as a grant of "statutory monopoly
." (34) But, when the patent expires, the monopoly created by it expires too, and the subject matter of the invention passes to the public.
Once upon a time, farmers were sheltered from the harsh realities of global capitalism by the existence of the Milk Marketing Board: a statutory monopoly
that guaranteed the same price to the dairyman with five cows halfway up a mountain in the Lake District and his counterpart with several hundred beasts on the Cheshire plain.
CCP observed that this statutory monopoly
of NICL harms competition in the insurance market.
They wanted a Scottish-style statutory monopoly
47 "Turning to the provisions of the TMA, registration of a trade mark creates a statutory monopoly
in relation to its use.
Following Article 86 read in conjunction with Article 82 of the Treaty, the Commission argues that a statutory monopoly
may not be extended into neighbouring but competitive markets (unless, possibly, to maintain the universal service).
They note that even with a statutory monopoly
, the Postal Service can't make ends meet.
The Government will also introduce legislation, when Parliamentary time allows, to remove the statutory monopoly
on provision of probation services by probation boards.
They have, however, benefited the Tote by granting it a statutory monopoly
of pool betting.
"We believe these are dangerous tools in a statutory monopoly
and that they will undermine public faith in the Postal Service's ultimate mission of universal service," Max Heath testified before the President's Commission on the United States Postal Service on May 28.