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Resale Price Maintenance legislation

 

Relevant legislative provisions

Australia's competition laws are contained in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The key provision in relation to mergers is section 48 which prohibits a corporation from engaging in the practice of resale price maintenance.

The relevant provisions can be found in the following parts of the Act (link to relevant annotated provision):

Part I: Definition

Part IV: Prohibition

Part VI: Authorisation

Part VIII: Resale Price Maintenance (inc forms of RPM)