Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public
1 That the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission include in
the undertakings section of its regular publication, The ACCC's approach
to mergers: A statistical summary, details of the undertakings listed.
2 That as a matter of priority the Australian Competition and Consumer
Commission prepare guidelines on the interaction between private sector
parties and the Commission on the preparation of cases. The preparation
of the guidelines should involve public consultation and the guidelines
should be forwarded to this Committee for its consideration. (paragraph
3 That the Australian National Audit Office when undertaking its next
financial audit of the AGS look closely at the issues outlined by the
Committee and related matters. (paragraph 3.60)
4 That the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission monitor the
impact of the change in responsibility for compliance programs and report
on this matter in its 1997-98 annual report. (paragraph 4.7).
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