Parliament of Uganda reconsidered and passed the Competition Bill, 2022

Submitted by on Thu, 11/23/2023 - 08:17

In September 2022, Parliament reconsidered and passed the Competition Bill which was earlier returned by the President in July, 2023. H.E the President declined to sign the Bill on the basis that Clause 4 establishes the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission which attracts a charge on the Consolidated Fund. The Competition Bill, 2023 is intended to facilitate fair competition in markets and prevent practices having adverse impacts on competition in markets and primarily seeks to control anti-competitive behavior of firms that has a negative impact on competition in Uganda’s market.

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