The Macedonian Competition Authority finds the existence of anticompetitive practices on the market for mandatory technical certification of motor vehicles (Macedonian Drivers Union)

On 4 May 2010 the Macedonian Competition Authority (KZK) [1] found that Macedonian Drivers Union (SVM) [2] has infringed national equivalent [3] of Article 101(1) TFEU by fixing prices for the mandatory technical certification services provided by its member organizations - local drivers clubs. The Macedonian Law on Traffic Safety [4] mandates the owners of motor vehicles to pass annual technical inspection and to receive technical certificate from an authorized organization. SVM was one of such authorized organizations, which has been licensed by the Ministry of Interior [5] to issue technical certificates. SVM was rendering technical certification services through a network of local drivers clubs, which

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Alexandr Svetlicinii, The Macedonian Competition Authority finds the existence of anticompetitive practices on the market for mandatory technical certification of motor vehicles (Macedonian Drivers Union), 4 May 2010, e-Competitions May 2010, Art. N° 32449

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