The Macedonian High Administrative Court upholds the decision of the Competition Authority concerning anticompetitive practices on the market for mandatory technical certification of motor vehicles (Macedonian Drivers Union)

On 22 November 2012 the Macedonian High Administrative Court (VUS) [1] upheld the infringement decision of the Macedonian Competition Authority (KZK) [2] where the latter found that Macedonian Drivers Union (SVM) [3] has infringed national equivalent [4] of Article 101(1) TFEU by fixing prices for the mandatory technical certification services provided by its member organizations – local drivers clubs [5]. The Macedonian regulations on traffic safety require 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 [6] to issue technical inspection certificates. SVM was rendering technical certification services

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Alexandr Svetlicinii, The Macedonian High Administrative Court upholds the decision of the Competition Authority concerning anticompetitive practices on the market for mandatory technical certification of motor vehicles (Macedonian Drivers Union), 22 November 2012, e-Competitions November 2012, Art. N° 50562

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