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

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Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-12-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Foreign directives

  •  (1) Any corporation, wherever incorporated, that carries on business in Canada and that implements, in whole or in part in Canada, a directive, instruction, intimation of policy or other communication to the corporation or any person from a person in a country other than Canada who is in a position to direct or influence the policies of the corporation, which communication is for the purpose of giving effect to a conspiracy, combination, agreement or arrangement entered into outside Canada that, if entered into in Canada, would have been in contravention of section 45, is, whether or not any director or officer of the corporation in Canada has knowledge of the conspiracy, combination, agreement or arrangement, guilty of an indictable offence and liable on conviction to a fine in the discretion of the court.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (2) No proceedings may be commenced under this section against a particular company where an application has been made by the Commissioner under section 83 for an order against that company or any other person based on the same or substantially the same facts as would be alleged in proceedings under this section.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-34, s. 46
  • R.S., 1985, c. 19 (2nd Supp.), s. 32
  • 1999, c. 2, s. 37

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