James Hardie Australia Pty Ltd - Notification - N31496

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  • James Hardie Australia Pty Ltd

Notification number(s)

  • N31496

Summary

James Hardie Australia Pty Ltd lodged a notification concerning proposed arrangements under a new distribution policy. Under the policy, James Hardie would require that:

a. Its distributors agree not to on-sell James Hardie's products, other than its Artista Columns and Accessories to: fibre cement manufacturers; distributors owned by, or franchisees of fibre cement manufacturers; and distributors who have an exclusive agreement to acquire fibre cement products from fibre cement manufacturers that compete with James Hardie; and

b. Those of its distributors seeking to purchase the new technology differentiated products agree: to acquire 100% of their fibre cement products from James Hardie; and not to on-sell James Hardie's new technology differentiated products to other distributors.

unless James Hardie Pty Ltd gives prior written consent to do otherwise.

James Hardie withdrew the notification on 12 May 2006.

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