Description of Conduct

British American Tobacco Australia Limited, Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited and Philip Morris Limited (the Applicants) seek authorisation for an arrangement between them whereby they intend to work together to identify, issue warning notices and, if warning notices are not heeded, suspend or cease supply of their tobacco products to retailers and wholesalers who sell illicit tobacco products.

On 23 June 2017 the ACCC issued a determination denying authorisation to the arrangements.


  • British American Tobacco Australia Limited
  • Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited
  • Philip Morris Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91550