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Directions/Other as made
This instrument directs the ACCC to monitor prices, costs and profits of container terminal operator companies and report annually to the Treasurer.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This Direction was originally made under section 27A of the Prices Surveillance Act 1983 and is continued in force under section 95ZF of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (previously cited as the Trade Practices Act 1974) (see Schedule 2, Part 2, item 51 of the Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Act 2003 for transitional provisions).
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 03
Registered 23 Jul 2008
Gazetted 03 Feb 1999



Prices Surveillance Act 1983


(1) I, Peter Costello, Treasurer, pursuant to section 27A of the Prices Surveillance Act 1983, hereby direct the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to undertake monitoring of prices,

costs and profits relating to the supply of services by a container terminal operator company in ports at the following locations:

(a)         Adelaide;

(b)        Brisbane;

(c)          Burnie;

(d)        Fremantle;

(e)          Melbourne; and

(f)           Sydney.

(2) In this direction, ‘container terminal operator company’ means a provider of container stevedoring services in ports at the locations listed in paragraph (1).

(3) The ACCC is to report to me on its monitoring activities referred to in paragraph (1) within four months after the end of each financial year.

      20 January 1999­­­