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Division 1A (Anti-competitive disclosure of pricing and other information)

Division 1A (Anti-competitive disclosure of pricing and other information)

44ZZS Definitions

44ZZT Goods and services to which this Division applies

44ZZU Provisions affecting whether a corporation has disclosed information to a person

44ZZV Meaning of private disclosure to competitors

44ZZW Corporation must not make private disclosure of pricing information etc. to competitors

44ZZX Corporation must not make disclosure of pricing information etc. for purpose of substantially lessening competition

44ZZY Exceptions that apply to sections 44ZZW and 44ZZX

44ZZZ Additional exceptions that only apply to section 44ZZW

44ZZZA Burden of proof

44ZZZB Mere receipt of information does not constitute being knowingly involved in contravention

Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010 - Part 4

The Competition and Consumer Amendment Regulation 2012 (No 1) (SLI No 90 of 2012) addressed price signalling and came into operation on 6 June 2012. It included insertion a new Part 4 of the Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010, which provides:

Part 4 Anti-competitive disclosure of pricing and other information

48 Anti-competitive disclosure of pricing and other information - goods and services to which Division 1A of Part IV of the Act applies (goods and services)

For subsection 44ZZT (1) of the Act, the table sets out classes of goods or services to which Division 1A of Part IV of the Act applies.

Item Classes
1

A good or service:

(a) provided by an authorised deposit-taking institution within the meaning of the Banking Act 1959 ; and

(b) consisting, to any extent, of taking money on deposit (otherwise than as part-payment for identified goods or services)

2

A good or service:

(a) provided by an authorised deposit-taking institution within the meaning of the Banking Act 1959 ; and

(b) consisting, to any extent, of making advances of money

Part IV Restrictive Trade Practices (Division 2)

Part XIB The telecommunications industry:
Anti-competitive conduct and record-keeping rules

[The following contains select provisions from this part; for the full part see CCA]

Division 2 - Anti-competitive conduct

151AJ Anti-competitive conduct

151AK The Competition Rule