Competition Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-34)

Act current to 2015-06-09 and last amended on 2015-03-09. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Interim order
  •  (1) If an application has been made for an order under this Part, other than an interim order under section 100 or 103.3, the Tribunal, on application by the Commissioner or a person who has made an application under section 75, 76 or 77, may issue any interim order that it considers appropriate, having regard to the principles ordinarily considered by superior courts when granting interlocutory or injunctive relief.

  • Marginal note:Terms of interim order

    (2) An interim order issued under subsection (1) shall be on such terms, and shall have effect for such period of time, as the Tribunal considers necessary and sufficient to meet the circumstances of the case.

  • Marginal note:Duty of Commissioner

    (3) Where an interim order issued under subsection (1) on application by the Commissioner is in effect, the Commissioner shall proceed as expeditiously as possible to complete proceedings under this Part arising out of the conduct in respect of which the order was issued.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 45;
  • 1999, c. 2, s. 37;
  • 2002, c. 16, s. 13;
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 39.

 [Repealed, 2009, c. 2, s. 433]

Marginal note:Consent agreement
  •  (1) The Commissioner and a person in respect of whom the Commissioner has applied or may apply for an order under this Part, other than an interim order under section 103.3, may sign a consent agreement.

  • Marginal note:Terms of consent agreement

    (2) The consent agreement shall be based on terms that could be the subject of an order of the Tribunal against that person.

  • Marginal note:Registration

    (3) The consent agreement may be filed with the Tribunal for immediate registration.

  • Marginal note:Effect of registration

    (4) Upon registration of the consent agreement, the proceedings, if any, are terminated, and the consent agreement has the same force and effect, and proceedings may be taken, as if it were an order of the Tribunal.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 45;
  • 1999, c. 2, s. 37;
  • 2002, c. 16, s. 14;
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 434.
Marginal note:Rescission or variation of consent agreement or order
  •  (1) The Tribunal may rescind or vary a consent agreement or an order made under this Part other than an order under section 103.3 or a consent agreement under section 106.1, on application by the Commissioner or the person who consented to the agreement, or the person against whom the order was made, if the Tribunal finds that

    • (a) the circumstances that led to the making of the agreement or order have changed and, in the circumstances that exist at the time the application is made, the agreement or order would not have been made or would have been ineffective in achieving its intended purpose; or

    • (b) the Commissioner and the person who consented to the agreement have consented to an alternative agreement or the Commissioner and the person against whom the order was made have consented to an alternative order.

  • Marginal note:Directly affected persons

    (2) A person directly affected by a consent agreement, other than a party to that agreement, may apply to the Tribunal within 60 days after the registration of the agreement to have one or more of its terms rescinded or varied. The Tribunal may grant the application if it finds that the person has established that the terms could not be the subject of an order of the Tribunal.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 45;
  • 1999, c. 2, s. 37;
  • 2002, c. 16, s. 14;
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 435.