Law (2008:580) Of Block Exemptions For Restrictive Agreements If Certain Taxi Interaction

Original Language Title: Lag (2008:580) om gruppundantag för konkurrensbegränsande avtal om viss taxisamverkan

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2008:580

section 1 of this Act provides for exemption from

the prohibition provided for in Chapter 2. paragraph 1 of the Competition Act (2008:579) for contracts

entered into otherwise than by word of mouth between taxi companies or

between a central and a taxi company and relating to

common transport activity through collaboration in a

order central or otherwise. The provisions concerning

but only if the contract entered into with a view to achieving

efficiency gains or other such financial benefits.



The provisions applicable to the extent that the derogation from the prohibition provided for in Chapter 2.

paragraph 1 of the competition act to the provisions of Chapter 2. paragraph 5 of the same law.



section 2 by taxi companies referred to in this law firm that

provide or perform taxi services or

comparable transport services.



With custom central, a joint or independent

function that receives the orders and benefits

transport operations between taxi companies. The function can also perform

activities related to such issues.



3 § the exception applies to joint buying activity and protection of

trade secrets.



4 § the exception also applies to the procedures relating to the



1. common marketing in the form of advertising and other

advertising, marketing profile or similar, as well as cooperation on the price

for the post of the common marketing relate;



2. notice of affiliated taxi company, if time is not

exceeding six months from the moment of notice or, in

the case of an economic association, subject to termination should not be

made until after some time from the entry of time does not amount

for six months or more,



3. obligation for connected taxi companies to perform driving duties

and set cars available in accordance with an established

level of service,



4. obligation for connected taxi company that during the term of this agreement

does not compete with the common transport, and



5. obligation of affiliated taxi companies to transfer their

business relationships, including the right to determine the price to

customer, to the dispatching Centre.



The exception referred to in the first subparagraph shall only apply if



1. the specified procedures is necessary in order to achieve

the purpose of the common transport, and



2. the co-operative taxi companies during a fiscal year, and

calculated for the entire period, accounts for no more than 35% of

the market for the services which is the subject of the contract.



section 5 of the derogation provided for in §§ 3 and 4 apply only during

condition that complies with the conditions for

the exception referred to in Chapter 2. section 2 of the Competition Act (2008:579).



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

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



paragraph 6 of the terms and conditions are not met in respect of the 4 or 5 section for

that exception to apply to a specific procedure, the

the exemption will apply only in respect of this proceeding.