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Tuesday, 28 August 1906

In Committee(Consideration resumed from 23rd August, vide page 3302) :

Clause 6 -

1.   For the purposes of the last two preceding sections, unfair competition means competition which is unfair in the circumstances ; and in the following cases the competition shall be deemed to be unfair unless the contrary is proved : -

(a)   If the defendant is a commercial trust ;

(b)   if the competition would probably or does in fact result in an inadequate remuneration for labour in the Australian industry;

(c)   if the competition would probably or does in fact result in creating substantial disorganization in Australian industry or throwing workers out of employment.

2.   In determining whether the competition is unfair, regard shall be had to the efficiency of the management, the processes, the plant, and the machinery employed or adopted in the Australian industry affected by the competition.







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