-The Court held the code provisions invalid because they improperly delegated legislative power to the Executive Branch and because the provisions regarding minimum wages and maximum hours attempted to regulate intrastate transactions that affected interstate commerce only indirectly.
-The Court found that the Act prescribed no constitutional method or procedure for ascertaining unfair methods of competition.
OUTCOME: The Court reversed the judgment that affirmed petitioner's conviction under the Live Poultry Code, promulgated under National Industrial Recovery Act, where the Code was invalid because it attempted an unconstitutional delegation of legislative power and attempted regulation of intrastate transactions that affected interstate commerce only indirectly. The Court affirmed the reversal of petitioner's conviction for wage and hour violations.
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