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Law No. 21 of April 10, 1996 on Competition (Extract), Romania

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Details Details Year of Version 1996 Dates Entry into force: February 1, 1997 Adopted: April 10, 1996 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws Notes Date of entry into force: see Article 73 for further details.

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MONITORUL OFICIAL AL ROMANIEI Partea I-a Nr. 88 din 30 aprilie 1996

(The Official Gazette of Romania, Part I. No. 88 of 30 April, 1996)






The Parliament of Romania adopts this Law.


General Provisions

Art. 1. - The purposes of this Law are the protection, maintenance and stimulation of competition and of a normal competitive environment, with a view to promoting the consumers’ interests.

Art. 73. - (1) This Law shall come into force nine months after its publication in the Official Gazette of Romania, except for the provisions regularizing the establishment and organization of the Council of Competition and of the Office of Competition, which shall come into force on the date of the publication of the Law in the Official Gazette of Romania.

(2) On the date of the entry into force of this Law, Articles 36 to 38 of Law No. 15/1990 on the Reorganization of State-run Enterprises as “Régies Autonomes” and Trading Companies, Article 4, paragraph a) of Law No. 11/1991 on the Repression of Unfair Competition and any other contrary provisions shall be abrogated.

Bucharest, 10 April, 1996.

No 21

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