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Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

Section 44NG
Publication - Commonwealth Minister


The provision

(1) The Commonwealth Minister must publish, by electronic or other means, his or her decision on a recommendation under section 44M or 44NA and his or her reasons for the decision.

(2) The Commonwealth Minister must give a copy of the publication to:

(a) the applicant under section 44M or 44NA; and

(b) the provider of the service.


(3) Before publishing under subsection (1), the Commonwealth Minister may give any one or more of the following persons:

(a) the applicant under section 44M or 44NA;

(b) the provider of the service;

(c) any other person the Minister considers appropriate; a notice in writing:

(d) specifying what the Minister is proposing to publish; and

(e) inviting the person to make a written submission to the Minister within 14 days after the notice is given identifying any information the person considers should not be published because of its confidential commercial nature.

(4) The Commonwealth Minister must have regard to any submission so made in deciding what to publish. He or she may have regard to any other matter he or she considers relevant.


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