The Irish High Court files a settlement accepted by a medical association not to engage in boycotts or collective withdrawal of services (IMO)

Competition Authority secures High Court undertakings from the Irish Medical Organisation* The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has today provided undertakings to the High Court (i) not to organise or recommend the collective withdrawal of services or boycotts by its members and (ii) to advise its members that they should decide individually and not collectively whether to participate in publicly funded GP health services on such terms as are offered by the Minister for Health. These undertakings resolve concerns held by the Competition Authority since it began High Court proceedings against the IMO in July 2013. They form part of a settlement agreement reached today between the Authority and the IMO. The agreement also contains a number of other provisions which confirm the

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Irish Competition Authority, The Irish High Court files a settlement accepted by a medical association not to engage in boycotts or collective withdrawal of services (IMO), 28 May 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2014, Art. N° 66731

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