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Actions for damages--breach of the competition rule

  (1)   A person who suffers loss or damage by conduct of another person that was done in contravention of the competition rule may recover the amount of the loss or damage by action against:

  (a)   that other person; or

  (b)   any person involved in the contravention.

  (2)   An action under subsection   (1) may be commenced at any time within 3 years after the date on which the cause of action accrued.

  (3)   An action under subsection   (1) must not be brought in relation to a contravention of the competition rule unless the alleged conduct is of a kind dealt with in a Part A competition notice that was in force in relation to the carrier or carriage service provider concerned at the time when the alleged conduct occurred.

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