The Estonian Parliament enacts the new national competition act

Introduction The primary rules of Estonian competition law are enacted in the Estonian Competition Act (hereinafter: ECA), in force from October 1, 2001. The current ECA is the third in a row. The very first Competition Act stepped into force on October 10, 1993 and the second on October 1, 1998. The ECA has been amended of course several times. In the field of antitrust, important amendments stepped into force on August 8 2004 that were intended for streamlining national rules with EC Competition law, especially as regards the Regulation n° 1/2003/EC [1]. The latest major amendments are effective as of July 1 2006 and mainly deal with control of concentration. The relevant provisions of the ECA are based on articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty establishing the European Community

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Vaido Põldoja, The Estonian Parliament enacts the new national competition act, 1 July 2006, e-Competitions July 2006, Art. N° 13308

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