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Quiz 32 :

Restrictive Trade Practices

Quiz 32 :

Restrictive Trade Practices

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Restrictive trade practices subject to the Competition Act
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Cisco developed a carburetor for automobiles, which he called the "CiscoCarb." He advertised the carburetor in a national automobile magazine in a full-page advertisement under a caption that read: "Proven Performance-80 kilometres to a litre of gas in any car." The advertisement offered the carburetor for $100 on a 30-day, money back guarantee. If the advertisement was intended to read "8 kilometres to a litre" instead of the "80 kilometres to a litre," and Cisco immediately placed a correcting advertisement in the next issue of the magazine, he would not be in violation of the Competition Act.
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A provincial government wants to widen Highway 2. There are three road construction companies in the region qualified to bid on the project. The companies agree that only one company will bid and then the work will be divided amongst the three contractors. What is this an example of?
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Thane Direct Canada Inc. sold Abtronic muscle stimulation devices that claimed to result in weight loss and muscle toning. Thane had not done any research to validate these claims. Consumers reported the device was ineffective. What action could be brought under the Competition Act?
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Cisco developed a carburetor for automobiles, which he called the "CiscoCarb." He advertised the carburetor in a national automobile magazine in a full-page advertisement under a caption that read: "Proven Performance-80 kilometres to a litre of gas in any car." The advertisement offered the carburetor for $100 on a 30-day, money-back guarantee. Because Cisco offered the goods on a 30-day money back trial, the goods need not perform as described in the advertisement.
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What might be the ground for an action brought by United Parcel Service against Canada Post?
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Which type of law is the Competition Act?
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Cisco developed a carburetor for automobiles, which he called the "CiscoCarb." He advertised the carburetor in a national automobile magazine in a full-page advertisement under a caption that read: "Proven Performance-80 kilometres to a litre of gas in any car." The advertisement offered the carburetor for $100 on a 30-day, money back guarantee. Unless proper testing was done to substantiate the claim of 80 kilometres to a litre, a failure of the goods to perform as stated would constitute false or misleading advertising.
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The Chartered Accountants Society, the governing body of chartered accountants, has set regulations to govern the activities of its members. Which of the following regulations do not violate the Competition Act?
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A municipality wishes to reconstruct eight kilometres of its roads. The four road contractors in the area secretly agree that only one contractor would bid (and would bid high) on the project, and later the successful bidder would divide up the work amongst them by subcontract, two kilometres each. This bid would constitute
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Cisco developed a carburetor for automobiles, which he called the "CiscoCarb." He advertised the carburetor in a national automobile magazine in a full-page advertisement under a caption that read: "Proven Performance-80 kilometres to a litre of gas in any car." The advertisement offered the carburetor for $100 on a 30-day, money back guarantee. False or misleading advertising of goods is an offence under the Competition Act.
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Which of the following are not reviewable activities under the Competition Act?
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Violations of provisions of the Competition Act may be addressed in which of the following ways?
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The Insecto Co. advertised on television its product, the "Fly-Bye," a sheet of sticky paper that attracted and then glued flies to its surface. The advertising claimed that the product would catch up to 100 flies per hour for six hours or the purchase price of $9.99 would be refunded.
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What was the ground for the action against Sears Canada and its advertisements that stated "Save 45%. Our lowest price of the year on Touring '2000' tires"?
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When Bubbles Brewery Inc. agreed with Suds Brewers Ltd. to produce and bottle their beer in identical long-necked, clear glass bottles, distinct from the brown bottles used by the rest of the brewing industry
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Where a review indicates a business activity has been in restraint of competition, the Competition Tribunal will
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The Commissioner of Competition and Research
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Activities of sellers relating to the distribution and sale of products
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The enforcement of the Competition Act
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