The Australian Competition Authority settles allegations that port operator misused its market power by charging an access fee for marine services, which is likely to substantially lessen competition (Tasmanian Ports Corporation)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ("ACCC") secured a declaration in its first action under Section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act ("CCA"), amended in 2017, that prohibits "misuse of market power". The 2017 amendment prohibits a company with market power from pursuing conduct that has the purpose or effect (or likely effect) of substantially lessening competition. To access ports in Tasmania,

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