Competition Act

Version of section 116 from 2002-12-31 to 2009-03-11:

Marginal note:Where information cannot be supplied
  •  (1) If any of the information required under section 114 is not known or reasonably obtainable, or cannot be obtained without breaching a confidentiality requirement established by law or without creating a significant risk that confidential information will be used for an improper purpose or that information that should, for commercial reasons, be kept confidential will be disclosed to the public, the person who is supplying the information may, in lieu of supplying the information, inform the Commissioner under oath or solemn affirmation of the matters in respect of which information has not been supplied and why it has not been obtained.

  • Marginal note:Where information not relevant

    (2) If any of the information required under section 114 could not, on any reasonable basis, be considered to be relevant to an assessment by the Commissioner as to whether the proposed transaction would or would be likely to prevent or lessen competition substantially, the person who is supplying the information may, in lieu of supplying the information, inform the Commissioner under oath or solemn affirmation of the matters in respect of which information has not been supplied and why the information was not considered relevant.

  • Marginal note:Where information previously supplied

    (2.1) If any of the information required under section 114 has previously been supplied to the Commissioner, the person who is supplying the information may, in lieu of supplying it, inform the Commissioner under oath or solemn affirmation of the matters in respect of which information has previously been supplied and when it was supplied.

  • Marginal note:Commissioner may require information

    (3) Where a person chooses not to supply the Commissioner with information required under section 114 and so informs the Commissioner in accordance with subsection (2) or (2.1) and the Commissioner or a person authorized by the Commissioner notifies that person, within seven days after the Commissioner is so informed, that the information is required, the person shall supply the Commissioner with the information.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 45;
  • 1999, c. 2, ss. 33, 37.
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