Competition Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-34)

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Act current to 2018-07-05 and last amended on 2018-05-01. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2012, c. 24, s. 79

    • 1999, c. 2, s. 4

      79 Subsection 7(1) of the Competition Act is amended by adding “and” at the end of paragraph (a) and by replacing paragraphs (b) to (d) with the following:

      • (b) the administration and enforcement of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, the Precious Metals Marking Act and the Textile Labelling Act.

  • — 2014, c. 20, s. 366(1)

    • Replacement of “trade-mark” in other Acts
      • 366 (1) Unless the context requires otherwise, “trade-mark”, “trade-marks”, “Trade-mark”, “Trade-marks”, “trade mark” and “trade marks” are replaced by “trademark”, “trademarks”, “Trademark” or “Trademarks”, as the case may be, in the English version of any Act of Parliament, other than this Act and the Trademarks Act.

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 83

    • 83 Subsection 29(1) of the Competition Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):

      • (b.1) any information obtained under any of sections 53.71 to 53.81 of the Canada Transportation Act;

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 84

      • 84 (1) Subsection 29.1(2) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (c):

        • (c.1) any information obtained under any of sections 53.71 to 53.81 of the Canada Transportation Act;

      • 2007, c. 19, s. 61

        (2) Paragraph 29.1(3)(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (b) state that the Minister of Transport requires the information for the purposes of section 53.1 or 53.2 or any of sections 53.71 to 53.81 of the Canada Transportation Act and identify the transaction being considered under that section.

      • 2007, c. 19, s. 61

        (3) Subsections 29.1(4) and (5) of the Act are replaced by the following:

        • Restriction

          (4) The information communicated under subsection (1) may be used only for the purposes of section 53.1 or 53.2 or any of sections 53.71 to 53.81, as the case may be, of the Canada Transportation Act.

        • Confidentiality

          (5) No person who performs or has performed duties or functions in the administration or enforcement of the Canada Transportation Act shall communicate or allow to be communicated to any other person any information communicated under subsection (1), except to persons who perform duties or functions under section 53.1 or 53.2 or any of sections 53.71 to 53.81 of that Act.

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 85

    • 85 Subsection 45(6) of the Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (a), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (b) and by adding the following after paragraph (b):

      • (c) is an arrangement, as defined in section 53.7 of the Canada Transportation Act, that has been authorized by the Minister of Transport under subsection 53.73(8) of that Act and for which the authorization has not been revoked, if the conspiracy, agreement or arrangement is directly related to, and reasonably necessary for giving effect to, the objective of the arrangement.

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 86

    • R.S., c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 33

      86 Subsection 47(3) of the Act is replaced by the following:

      • Exception

        (3) This section does not apply to

        • (a) an agreement or arrangement that is entered into or a submission that is arrived at only by companies each of which is, in respect of every one of the others, an affiliate; or

        • (b) an agreement or arrangement that is an arrangement, as defined in section 53.7 of the Canada Transportation Act, or a submission that is arrived at under that arrangement, that has been authorized by the Minister of Transport under subsection 53.73(8) of that Act and for which the authorization has not been revoked, if the agreement, arrangement or submission is directly related to, and reasonably necessary for giving effect to, the objective of the arrangement.

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 87

    • 87 Subsection 90.1(9) of the Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of subparagraph (b)(ii), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (c) and by adding the following after paragraph (c):

      • (d) an agreement or arrangement that constitutes an existing or proposed arrangement, as defined in section 53.7 of the Canada Transportation Act, that has been authorized by the Minister of Transport under subsection 53.73(8) of that Act and for which the authorization has not been revoked.

  • — 2018, c. 10, s. 88

    • 88 Section 94 of the Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (b), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (c) and by adding the following after paragraph (c):

      • (d) a merger or proposed merger that constitutes an existing or proposed arrangement, as defined in section 53.7 of the Canada Transportation Act, that has been authorized by the Minister of Transport under subsection 53.73(8) of that Act and for which the authorization has not been revoked.

  • — 2018, c. 10, ss. 97(1), (2)

    • Bill C-25
      • 97 (1) Subsections (2) to (4) apply if Bill C-25, introduced in the 1st session of the 42nd Parliament and entitled An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and the Competition Act (in this section referred to as the other Act), receives royal assent.

      • (2) If section 111 of the other Act comes into force before section 86 of this Act, on the day on which section 86 comes into force, paragraph 47(3)(a) of the Competition Act is replaced by the following:

        • (a) an agreement or arrangement that is entered into or a submission that is arrived at only by parties each of which is, in respect of every one of the others, an affiliate; or

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