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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 154ZM

Withdrawal of complaint

  (1)   If:

  (a)   an entity has made a designated complaint to the Commission; and

  (b)   the Commission has not, in relation to the complaint, given the entity either of the following:

  (i)   a notice under subsection   154ZH(1) (no further action);

  (ii)   a notification under paragraph   154ZK(3)(c) (further action completed);

the entity may, in writing, withdraw the complaint (even if the entity has ceased to be a designated complainant).

  (2)   The Commission must notify the entity in writing that the complaint has been withdrawn.

  (3)   From the time the notification in subsection   (2) is given:

  (a)   if the Commission has not yet given the entity a notice under subsection   154ZH(1) or 154ZK(1) in relation to the withdrawn complaint--sections   154ZG and 154ZH cease to apply in relation to the withdrawn complaint; and

  (b)   if the Commission has given the entity a notice under subsection   154ZK(1) in relation to the withdrawn complaint--subsection   154ZK(3) ceases to apply in relation to the withdrawn complaint.

  (4)   The withdrawn complaint continues to be a designated complaint for the purposes of this Act (including subsection   154ZF(3) and paragraph   171(3)(dd)).


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