The Swaziland Competition Authority imposes administrative fines on parties in the agriculture sector without any specific provisions providing for it (Eagles Nest)

The Swaziland Competition Commission power to impose administrative fines under spotlight* On Tuesday 14 July 2015, the Swaziland Competition Commission (the “SCC”) Board heard the substantive issues related to the anticompetitive behavior of Eagles Nest and Usuthu Poultry Farm (the “Parties”). The hearing followed the decisions of the Swaziland High Court and Supreme Court respectively regarding the procedure. The hearing deserves attention as it triggered questions about the SCC’s power to impose administrative fines. The penalties that were imposed on the Parties In November 2010, the Parties entered into a supply agreement whereby they agreed to restrict output and allocate customers. Following a complaint raised by the Minister for Commerce, Industry and Trade, the SCC Secretariat,

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  • Wallonia-Brussels Trade Commission - AWEX (Johannesburg)

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Julie Tirtiaux, The Swaziland Competition Authority imposes administrative fines on parties in the agriculture sector without any specific provisions providing for it (Eagles Nest), 14 July 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 76794

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