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Title 17Chapter IPart 38 → Subpart F

Title 17: Commodity and Securities Exchanges

Subpart F—Position Limitations or Accountability

§38.300   Core Principle 5.
§38.301   Position limitations and accountability.

Source: 77 FR 36700, June 19, 2012, unless otherwise noted.

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§38.300   Core Principle 5.

To reduce the potential threat of market manipulation or congestion (especially during trading in the delivery month), the board of trade shall adopt for each contract of the board of trade, as is necessary and appropriate, position limitations or position accountability for speculators. For any contract that is subject to a position limitation established by the Commission, pursuant to section 4a(a), the board of trade shall set the position limitation of the board of trade at a level not higher than the position limitation established by the Commission.

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§38.301   Position limitations and accountability.

A designated contract market must meet the requirements of parts 150 and 151 of this chapter, as applicable.

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