Applications requesting antitrust immunity.
(a) Each application must state explicitly whether or not the applicant seeks antitrust immunity under the provisions of section 414 of the Act. If antitrust immunity is requested, the application should specify whether the applicant seeks full immunity or immunity only from the provisions of sections 4, 4a and 4c of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 15, 15a, 15c. Each application seeking antitrust immunity shall contain a statement explaining why the applicant believes immunity is in the public interest and necessary in order for the transaction to proceed.
(c) Any material misrepresentation of fact in such an application shall be grounds for rescission nunc pro tunc of any antitrust immunity granted as a result of the misrepresentation.
(d) A request for renewal of any immunity granted does not operate under section 558 of Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 558(c), to extend the period of immunity conferred.
[50 FR 31142, July 31, 1985, as amended by Amdt. 303-2, 54 FR 33499, Aug. 15, 1989]