restrictive practice


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restrictive practice

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a trading agreement against the public interest
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Concern about the restrictive practice has been raised as the OFT reaches the closing stages of its six month study into the servicing of new car warranties.
Asda spokesman Nick Agarwal added: "This restrictive practice costs consumers pounds 180million a year.
Any possibility of interpretation as a restrictive practice is to be avoided at all costs.
It states that these companies had implemented - between 1989 and 2000 - a restrictive practice on the Italian market for concrete reinforcing bars (fixing of prices and a restriction or control of output and sales).
This is seen as a restrictive practice from the point of view of competition since it implies price-fixing.
By leaving the EU and its restrictive practices on the 31st October this country can start to return to being a respected country in the world and the EU will have to curb its money wasting practices as a principle paymaster will no longer be there.
Anne Longfield's report includes "shocking evidence of poor and restrictive practices" and heard from children about how traumatic a stay in a mental health hospital can be.
Australia has been offering more flexible contracts while Qatar has stuck to the earlier day's restrictive practices such as destination restrictions.