Meredith Dairy Pty Ltd

Applicant(s)

  • Meredith Dairy Pty Ltd

Notification number(s)

  • RPN10000452

Summary

On 18 April 2019, Meredith Dairy Pty Ltd (Meredith Dairy) lodged a resale price maintenance notification.

Under the notification, Meredith Dairy proposes to require the retailers who are its direct customers not to sell any of its cheese products below prices nominated by Meredith Dairy, and to require its distributors to impose a similar requirement on the retailers they supply (the Notified Conduct).

On 1 May 2019, the ACCC released a draft notice proposing to revoke Meredith Dairy’s resale price maintenance notification. The ACCC now invites submissions from interested parties on the notification and the draft notice by 29 May 2019. Please see below for a copy of the notification and the ACCC’s draft notice, and for further details about how to make a submission.

An indicative timetable for the remainder of the ACCC’s assessment of this matter is set out below for your information.

Indicative date

Stage in assessment process

18 April 2019

Lodgement of RPM notification

1 May 2019

Draft notice

May 2019

Public consultation

29 May 2019

Closing date for submissions from interested parties

June/July 2019

Expected timing for final decision (although there is no statutory deadline, and this timing may change)

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