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section 1 of this Act apply to contracts concluded between two or
several companies which, within the framework of the agreement, is active in
various stages of a production or distribution chain, and which
refers to the conditions under which the parties may purchase, sell or
resale of certain goods or services (vertical
The provision in Chapter 1. section 6 of the Competition Act (2008:579) shall also
apply to agreements under this Act.
section 2 Under the conditions laid down in paragraph 3 of the terms of such
vertical agreements containing restrictions on 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 330/2010 of 20 april
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 same manner, with
exception of articles 2(1), 6, 9 and 10. However, in the
Article 1 (b) and (h) "article 101(1) of the Treaty" and in
Article 2(2) "article 101 of the Treaty ' shall be replaced by ' chapter 2.
section 1 of the Competition Act (2008:579) ". Furthermore, references
the exemption provided for in article 2 shall refer to section 2 in conjunction with § 1.
1. this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2011.
2. Older regulations apply to the end of May 2011 for
agreements which were in force on 1 January 2011. Older
regulations does not apply to agreements which at the
time to meet the conditions for exemption under the
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