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Competition Amendment 2018

Bill Number: B23-2018Act Number: 18 of 2018
Bill Status
Original Act
DateGazette NumberTitle
2019-02-1442231ACT NO. 18 OF 2018: COMPETITION AMENDMENT ACT, 2018
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Published in GG 41294 of 1 December 2017

Year of publication


Publication for comment (draft bill)

Published in GG 41294 of 1 December 2017

Explanatory Summary

Notice of intended introduction published in GG 41756 of 5 July 2018

Further Information
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News Articles
Certain Provisions of the Competition Amendment Act have come into forcePolity2019-07-30
Partial commencement of the Competition Amendment Act 2018Polity2019-07-15
Competition authorities put to the testBusiness Day2019-03-22
Explainer: Here's what the Competition Amendment Bill means for SA's economyBusiness Report2019-02-14
What the Competition Amendment Bill means for the economyPolity.org.za2019-02-14
I will sign Competition Amendment Bill into law, Cyril Ramaphosa says in SonaBusiness Day2019-02-07
7 new laws which will shape business in South AfricaBusinessTech2019-02-06
10 ways the new Competition Bill will change the business landscapeFin242018-12-09
Cosatu: Competition Amendment Bill will attract investmentBusiness Day2018-11-13
National Assembly passes Competition Amendment BillBizcommunity2018-10-24
National Assembly passes Competition Amendment Bill and this is what it means for your businessPolity.org.za2018-10-24
National Assembly passes contentious Competition Amendment BillSAfrica242018-10-23
Parliament adopts controversial Competition Amendment BillBusiness Day2018-10-23
Parliamentary committee pushes on with competition bill despite opposition objectionsBusiness Day2018-10-18
DA walkout delays adoption of amendments to competition lawsEyewitness News2018-10-03
DA walkout stalls debate on contentious Competition Amendment BillBusiness Day2018-10-03
Competition amendments close loopholes and support small business - Ebrahim PatelFin242018-09-11
BUSA: Yes to Competition Amendment Bill, but keep watchdogs in checkFin242018-08-30
Competition Amendment Bill: Concern over act's security clauseBusiness Report2018-08-30
Busa calls for preservation of 'yellow card' regime in Competition Amendment BillEngineering News2018-08-29
Lobby groups demand greater public say on contentious Copyright Amendment BillBusiness Day2018-07-23
BUSA calls for investor certainty as Competition Amendment Bill heads to ParliamentFin242018-07-20
Competition Bill includes 'greater flexibility' for large firms to collaboratePolity.org.za2018-07-19
Ebrahim Patel says bill will help smaller firms by taking on predatory pricingBusiness Day2018-07-18
Competition Bill's national security veto of foreign mergers 'tightly codified'Engineering News2018-07-17
Patel: Competition amendments do not seek to 'out-trump Trump'Fin242018-07-17
The new Competition Bill is set to shake up South African business in a big wayBusinessTech2018-07-15
Ebrahim Patel does a U-turn on key billBusiness Day2018-07-10
Competition Amendment Bill to be submitted to ParliamentPolity.org.za2018-07-05
AfriBusiness believes new competition legislation will harm large businessesEngineering News2018-02-09
Competition law amendments may impact independence of competition authoritiesMoneyweb2018-02-01
DTI denies 'rivalry' with EDD over amendments to Competition ActEngineering News2018-01-25
State rivalry rages over competition lawBusiness Day2018-01-24
Show apathy to SA's worrying new business laws at your own peril: expertBusinessTech2017-12-21
New competition laws will have a major impact on businesses in SABusinessTech2017-12-10
Proposed changes to the Competition Act 'radical' and 'far-reaching'Moneyweb2017-12-06
Amendments to Competition Act address "highly concentrated" SA economyAccounting Weekly2017-12-05
Ebrahim Patel seeks to open door for small businessBusiness Day2017-12-04
Competition Amendment Bill moves to give teeth to market inquiry instrumentPolity.org.za2017-12-01
Upcoming competition law amendments to focus on economic concentrationPolity.org.za2017-11-09
Patel moves to bolster Competition Act's powers to fight economic concentrationPolity.org.za2017-05-26
Radical changes to competition law underwayFin242017-05-25
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