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Competition Act

Version of section 92 from 2023-12-15 to 2024-05-14:


Marginal note:Order

  •  (1) Where, on application by the Commissioner, the Tribunal finds that a merger or proposed merger prevents or lessens, or is likely to prevent or lessen, competition substantially

    • (a) in a trade, industry or profession,

    • (b) among the sources from which a trade, industry or profession obtains a product,

    • (c) among the outlets through which a trade, industry or profession disposes of a product, or

    • (d) otherwise than as described in paragraphs (a) to (c),

    the Tribunal may, subject to sections 94 and 95,

    • (e) in the case of a completed merger, order any party to the merger or any other person

      • (i) to dissolve the merger in such manner as the Tribunal directs,

      • (ii) to dispose of assets or shares designated by the Tribunal in such manner as the Tribunal directs, or

      • (iii) in addition to or in lieu of the action referred to in subparagraph (i) or (ii), with the consent of the person against whom the order is directed and the Commissioner, to take any other action, or

    • (f) in the case of a proposed merger, make an order directed against any party to the proposed merger or any other person

      • (i) ordering the person against whom the order is directed not to proceed with the merger,

      • (ii) ordering the person against whom the order is directed not to proceed with a part of the merger, or

      • (iii) in addition to or in lieu of the order referred to in subparagraph (ii), either or both

        • (A) prohibiting the person against whom the order is directed, should the merger or part thereof be completed, from doing any act or thing the prohibition of which the Tribunal determines to be necessary to ensure that the merger or part thereof does not prevent or lessen competition substantially, or

        • (B) with the consent of the person against whom the order is directed and the Commissioner, ordering the person to take any other action.

  • Marginal note:Evidence

    (2) For the purpose of this section, the Tribunal shall not find that a merger or proposed merger prevents or lessens, or is likely to prevent or lessen, competition substantially solely on the basis of evidence of concentration or market share.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 45
  • 1999, c. 2, s. 37
  • 2023, c. 31, s. 9

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