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Vj-051/2008/23

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Case number:

Vj-51/2008

Type of case:

Restrictive agreement

Undertaking(s) concerned:

Magyar Országos és Budapesti Fodrász, Fogtechnikus, Kéz-, Lábápoló és Műkörömépítő, Szíkvízkészítő, Kelmefestő-Vegytisztító Szakmai Ipartestület (Hungarian National and Budapest Guild of Hairdressers, Dental Mechanics, Cosmeticians, Manicurists and Pedicurists, Artificial Nail Builders, Soda-makers, Dyers and Dry-Cleaners)

Short description:

The Guild published recommended minimum prices for dental mechanics.

Decision:

The Competition Council of the GVH established that the Guild undertaking concerned infringed Article 11(2) of the Hungarian Competition Act and Article 81(1) EC by publishing price recommendations. A HUF 3 million (approx. EUR 11 thousand) fine was imposed. The Guild has to publish the decision on its website for at least three months and in the professional journal.

Date:

Budapest, 15 October 2009

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