ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A

Amending India's Competition Act

In March this year the government tabled the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2006, which has been referred to the parliamentary standing committee on finance. Wider discussion is called for, considering that the bill proposes to amend no less than 42 of the 61 sections of the Competition Act, replacing 13 and deleting five sections in their entirety, and introducing what amounts to 21 new sections. These changes not only attempt to address the Supreme Court's objections, but also modify several of the substantive provisions of the act dealing with anti-competitive practices.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

826for India

$50for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top