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Exposure Draft - Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No.1) 2011


Sunday, 12 December 2010

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On 12 December 2010, the Deputy Prime Minister announced the Competitive and Sustainable Banking System Package. This exposure draft legislation is part of this package, and sets out the proposed amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974 (to be referred to as the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 from 1 January 2011) to address anti-competitive price signalling and information exchanges.

Making a submission

Interested parties are invited to comment on the exposure draft legislation. While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment. Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

Closing date for submissions: Friday, 14 January 2011

Address written submissions to:
General Manager
Infrastructure, Competition and Consumer Division
The Treasury
Langton Crescent

Email: competitionlaw@treasury.gov.au

Documents Available:

Acrobat (PDF) documents

 Acrobat (PDF)

Exposure Draft  71.15kb
Explanatory Material  42.84kb

Related Items:

Submissions: Exposure Draft - Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No.1) 2011 - 2/02/2011

Treasury received twenty-five submissions in response to the exposure draft on Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No.1) 2011. All of the submissions are public and are accessible by selecting the author.

The opinions expressed in the submissions are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government or the Treasury.

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