Decision of the Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) Vj-47/2004: Magyar Könyvkiadók és Könyvterjesztők Egyesülése (Hungarian Association of Book Publishers and Book Retailers)
The Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) established in its decision, issued on 11 April 2006, that the Hungarian Association of Book Publishers and Book Retailers infringed the provisions on the Prohibition of Agreements Restricting Economic Competition of the Hungarian Competition Act.
In the competition supervision proceeding the Competition Council of the GVH concluded that the "Competition rules" of the Association intended to introduce a resale price maintenance by restricting independent retailers to sell books below a certain price.
The Competition Council prohibited the Association to use the clauses restricting competition.
Budapest, 11 April, 2006
Hungarian Competition Authority