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Competition

July 20, 2016

In 2015 the Government announced a targeted review of the Commerce Act 1996 in response to recommendations in a 2014 Productivity Commission Inquiry into Boosting Productivity in the Services Sector.

 

Cross-submission

In June 2016 the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment invited further comment on the submissions made on the Issues Paper, requesting a particular focus on misuse of market power.

 

Issues paper

In November 2015 the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released the issues paper 'Targeted Review of the Commerce Act 1986', which sought feedback on three topics: market studies; alternative enforcement mechanisms; and misuse of market power.