Law (2008:584) If The Block Exemption For Vertical Anticompetitive Agreements In The Motor Vehicle Sector

Original Language Title: Lag (2008:584) om gruppundantag för vertikala konkurrensbegränsande avtal inom motorfordonssektorn

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2008:584

section 1 of this Act apply to vertical agreements where they relate to the

conditions under which the parties may purchase, sell or

resell spare parts for motor vehicles or

provide repair and maintenance services for

motor vehicles.



The provision in Chapter 1. section 6 of the Competition Act (2008:579),

also apply to agreements under this Act.

Law (2010:1354).



section 2 Under the conditions laid down in paragraph 3 of the terms of such agreements

referred to in article 1 which contain restrictions of competition

(vertical restraints), and covered by Chapter 2. 1 §

Competition Act (2008:579) derogation from the prohibition provided for in the same

section against such agreements. Exception applies, however, only for

such categories of agreements that fulfil the conditions for

exceptions in Chapter 2. section 2 of the competition act.



Of Chapter 2. paragraph 3 of the Competition Act, it follows that the FCA can

decide that an individual agreement, which as a result of a

block exemption under this Act is exempt from the prohibition in 2

Cape. paragraph 1 of the same law, should not be covered by the exemption if the agreement

have effects which are incompatible with Chapter 2. section 2 of the competition act.



section 3 of the terms of the agreements apply the provisions of

Commission Regulation (EU) no 461/2010 of 27 may

2010 on the application of article 101(3) of the Treaty on

The functioning of the European Union to categories of vertical

agreements and concerted practices in the motor vehicle sector

Similarly, with the exception of articles 2 to 4 and

6-8. However, references to the exception refer to paragraph 2 of

Association with § 1.



The agreements apply to the requirements for exemption under the Act

(2008:581) if the block exemption for vertical

anti-competitive agreements must be fulfilled.

Law (2010:1354).



Transitional provisions



2010:1354



1. this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2011.



2. Older regulations apply to the end of may 2013 for

vertical agreements where they relate to the conditions under which the parties

purchase, sale or resale of new

motor vehicles.