Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2014

On 20 March 2014, the Senate referred the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2014 to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 June 2014. On 17 June 2014, the committee was granted an extension to report by 28 August 2014. On 15 July 2014, the committee was granted
a further extension to report by 4 December 2014.

On 4 December 2014, the Senate granted a further extension for the committee to report by 26 February 2015.

Submissions closed 30 June 2014.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540

About this inquiry

The bill proposes to amend the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act) to provide the court with the power to give directions to order a corporation to reduce its market share, where the corporation has been found to have contravened subsections 46(1) or 46(1AA) of the Act.

Past Public Hearings

02 Oct 2014: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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