restrictive practice


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restrictive practice

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a trading agreement against the public interest
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The information has been released in conjunction with the Towards Elimination of Restrictive Practices 11th National Forum, held in Perth this week.
The result of this directive has been restrictive practice, which excluded all non-architects though they may have the right qualifications and experience.
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.
Many Jewish holidays impose great difficulties on the Palestinians living under Israel's military occupation in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and occupied Jerusalem, as these are usually accompanied by such cordons and other restrictive practices.
Much of the decline in industries such as shipbuilding, motor manufacturing and dock work was because of restrictive practices in the 1950s and 60s, dare I say it, by union barons.
While efforts are underway among various regulators to remove such barriers to FDI in services sector, WTO is also concerned that bilateral arrangements between some regulators could lead to restrictive practices that limit free competition.
EIGHT major British tyre manufacturers were each ordered to pay PS10,000 by the Restrictive Practices Court for contempt.
Unfortunately there is none, because of the inefficient, centralised and bureaucratic way in which state hospitals are organised, made even worse by the restrictive practices imposed by unions.