An action under subsection (a)(1) shall not be dismissed or compromised without the approval of the court, and notice of any proposed dismissal or compromise shall be given in such manner as the court directs.
In any action under subsection (a)-
15 U.S.C. § 15c
REFERENCES IN TEXTThe antitrust laws, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), are defined in sectionof this title.
AMENDMENTS1980-Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 96-349 inserted provisions respecting award of prejudgment interest including considerations for the court in determining whether an award is just under the circumstances.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1980 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 96-349 applicable only with respect to actions commenced after Sept. 12, 1980, see section 4(b) of Pub. L. 96-349 set out as a note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATEPub. L. 94-435, title III, §304, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1396, provided that: "The amendments to the Clayton Act made by section 301 of this Act [enacting this section and sectionsto of this title] shall not apply to any injury sustained prior to the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 30, 1976]."