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South African Competition Commission’s Guidelines for the Determination of Administrative Penalties for Prohibited Practices

November 2014

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These guidelines present the general methodology that the South African Competition Commission will follow in determining administrative penalties for purposes of concluding consent orders and settlement agreements and recommending an administrative penalty in a complaint referral before the Tribunal. The Commission recognises that the imposition of administrative penalties is not a precise science. Therefore these guidelines will not prevent the Commission from exercising its discretion on a case-by-case basis. The primary objective of these guidelines is to provide objectivity and transparency in the method of determining administrative penalties

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