The Competition Ordinance was partially implemented in January 2013 following its passing in June 2012. The purpose of this delay was to provide time for the establishment of the Hong Kong Competition Commission and the Competition Tribunal. The Ordinance contains three competition rules:

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From an employment law perspective, employers will need to have a few items on their radar regarding the Ordinance including some of the following:

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Employers should seek advice where they consider that there may an impact on their practices.