Submission to Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry

We support the strengthening of provisions of the Competition Act and support the view that extra powers are needed to engage firmly and with lasting effect on uncompetitive practices – it should not merely be a patchwork approach that does not address the core issues of these unacceptable practices. We understand the limitations of the existing Act that prevents the Competition Commission from engaging in a more proactive role to investigate markets and ensure transparency. Steps must also be taken to make corporations more accountable.

Read our full submission.