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Competition Amendment Act, No. 1 of 2009

Long title


To amend the Competition Act, 1998, so as to provide certainty with regard to the concurrent jurisdiction between the Competition Commission and other regulatory authorities; to introduce provisions to address other practices that tend to prevent or distort competition in the market for any particular goods or services; to provide more guidance in relation to conducting market enquiries as a tool to identity, and make recommendation with respect to, conditions that tend to prevent, distort or restrict competition in the market for any particular goods or services; to introduce provisions to hold personally accountable those individuals who cause firms to engage in cartel conduct; and to authorise the Competition Commission to excuse a respondent to a complaint if the respondent has assisted the competition authorities in the detection and investigation of cartel conduct; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act No. 89 of 1998...
2. Amendment of section 2 of Act 89 of 1998
3. Substitution of section 3 of Act 89 of 1998...
4. Insertion of Chapter 2A in Act 89 of 1998
5. Amendment of section 21 of Act 89 of 1998...
6. Insertion of Chapter 4A in Act 89 of 1998
7. Amendment of section 49B of Act 89 of 1998...
8. Amendment of section 50 of Act 89 of 1998...
9. Amendment of section 58 of Act 89 of 1998...
10. Amendment of section 59 of Act 89 of 1998...
11. Amendment of section 73 of Act 89 of 1998
12. Insertion of section 73A in Act 89 of 1998
13. Amendment of section 74 of Act 89 of 1998
14. Amendment of section 82 of Act 89 of 1998...
15. Amendment of law
16. Short title and commencement of
Sch. SCHEDULE. LAWS REPEALED OR AMENDED (SECTION 14)

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