Court : South Africa Supreme Court of Appeal
Decided on : Sep-13-2013
..... woodlands concerned the validity of two summonses issued by the commission in terms of s 49a of the act, pursuant to an investigation into the milk industry as a whole. this court considered the scope of the initiating complaint to determine whether the summonses issued during the course of this investigation ..... necessarily prevail with regard to complaints initiated by the commission.  the cac also found support for the referral rule in the judgment of this court in woodlands dairy (pty) ltd v competition commission 2010 (6) sa 108 (sca). as i see it, however, woodlands does not provide that ..... have its origin in the decision of the cac in clover industries ltd v the competition commission 78/cac/1 jul 08 (12 november 2008). in this case the commission referred a complaint against clover and others to the tribunal. clover and its co-respondents objected to the referral ..... two counsel. judgment brand ja(nugent, malan, petse and saldulker jja concurring):  this is an appeal against an order of the competition appeal court (the cac) which overturned an order of the competition tribunal (the tribunal). proceedings commenced with an application by the competition commission (the commission) to ..... is upheld with costs, including the costs of two counsel, to be paid by the second respondent. 2. the order of the competition appeal court is set aside and replaced with the following: the appeal is dismissed and the appellants are ordered, jointly and severally, to pay the respondents costs .....Tag this Judgment!