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Competition Act 1980

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28Amendments to s. 19 of Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976

(1)In section 19(1) of the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976 (which provides amongst other things that there is a presumption that a restriction or information provision is against the public interest unless the Court is satisfied the removal of it would deny benefits to the public as purchasers, consumers or users of any goods)—

(a)the word " vendors " shall be inserted before the word

purchasersin both places where it occurs, and

(b)the words " or other property " shall be inserted—

(i)after the words " users of any goods " in paragraph (b), and

(ii)after the words " users of goods " in the words following paragraph (h).

(2)In subsection (2) of that section (" purchasers", " consumers " and " users " to include persons purchasing, consuming and using for trade, business and public purposes) the word " ' vendors' " shall be inserted before the word

' purchasers'

and the word " selling" shall be inserted before the word

purchasing.

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