SOUTH AFRICAN COURT JUDGMENTS

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COMPETITION APPEAL COURT AND HIGHER COURT JUDGMENTS

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Type CT Case # Higher Court Case # Parties Court Outcome Outcome
Date
Case File
Interlocutory Application IR005Apr03/CNF087Dec03 38/CAC/Jan04 Orion Cellular (Pty) Ltd vs Telkom SA Ltd Dismissed 2004-12-17 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR008Apr10 170/CAC/Feb19 CC and Computicket Dismissed 2019-10-23 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR154Oct11 146/CAC/Sep16 CC Media24 Upheld 2018-03-19 Download
Interlocutory Application CR006May05/AME096Oct09 93/CAC/Mar10 CC and Sasol Dismissed 2011-03-14 Download
Interlocutory Application CR006May05/AME096Oct09 93/CAC/Mar10 CC and Sasol Upheld 2012-09-13 Download
Interim Relief IR028Jun00 29/CAC/Jul03 National Association of Pharmaceutical W Dismissed 2005-02-18 Download
Large Merger LM026Jun02 26/CAC/Dec02 Anglo South Africa Capital (Pty) Ltd and Dismissed 2003-03-28 Download
Large Merger LM026Jun02 24/CAC/Oct02 Anglo South Africa Capital (Pty) Ltd and Granted / Remitted to CT 2002-11-26 Download
Large Merger LM026Jun02 25/CAC/Oct02 Anglo South Africa Capital (Pty) Ltd and Granted / Remitted to CT 2002-11-26 Download
Large Merger LM027Jun02 25/CAC/Oct02 Anglo American Holdings Limited and Kumb Granted / Remitted to CT 2002-11-26 Download
Large Merger LM027Jun02 26/CAC/Dec02 Anglo American Holdings Limited and Kumb Dismissed 2003-03-28 Download
Large Merger LM027Jun02 24/CAC/Oct02 Anglo American Holdings Limited and Kumb Granted / Remitted to CT 2002-11-26 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR006May05 51/CAC/Jun05 CC and Sasol Dismissed 2006-04-28 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR006May05 52/CAC/Jun05 CC and Sasol Dismissed 2006-04-28 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM013May06 68/CAC/Mar07 Primedia Limited and Capricon Capital Pa Granted / Remitted to CT 2007-11-19 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM013May06 68/CAC/Mar07 Primedia Limited and Capricon Capital Pa Dismissed 2008-12-11 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR007Apr00 64/CAC/Aug06 Competition Commission v/s American Natu Dismissed 2007-01-05 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR007Apr00 64/CAC/Aug06 Competition Commission v/s American Natu Dismissed 2007-06-11 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM155Nov13 130/CAC/May14 Oceana Foodcorp Upheld 2014-12-19 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM002Apr12 125/CAC/Nov12 Kenilworth Gold Circle Dismissed 2013-09-13 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM002Apr12 125/CAC/Nov12 Kenilworth Gold Circle Dismissed 2013-12-06 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR101Dec07 129/CAC/Apr14 CC and SAB Dismissed 2015-02-02 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR134Feb09 105/CAC/Dec10 Competition Commission vs Rocla and Rocl Dismissed 2011-10-20 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR134Feb09 107/CAC/Dec10 Competition Commission vs Rocla and Rocl Dismissed 2011-10-20 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR134Feb09 106/CAC/Dec10 Competition Commission vs Rocla and Rocl Dismissed 2011-10-20 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR128Nov14 144/CAC/Aug16 CC IsipaNeil Upheld 2017-09-14 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR191Mar12 161/CAC/Feb18 CC Primedia Dismissed 2019-07-02 Download
Interlocutory Application CR152Dec14/JOI029May16 148/CAC/Nov16 CC Hendrik Pistorius and 8 Others Dismissed 2017-10-10 Download
Interlocutory Application CR152Dec14/JOI047Jun16 148/CAC/Nov16 CC and Hendrik Pistorius and Daniel Hendrik Du Plessis Dismissed 2017-10-10 Download
Interlocutory Application CR212Feb17/DSC027Apr17 160/CAC/Nov17 Standard Bank And CC Upheld 2018-05-31 Download
Interlocutory Application CR053Aug10/DSC056May17 156/CAC/Nov17 Continental Tyre And CC Upheld 2018-10-12 Download
Interlocutory Application CR053Aug10/DSC056May17 157/CAC/Nov17 Continental Tyre And CC Upheld 2018-10-12 Download
Interlocutory Application CR053Aug10/DSC063May17 157/CAC/Nov17 Goodyear And CC Upheld 2018-10-11 Download
Interlocutory Application CR053Aug10/DSC063May17 156/CAC/Nov17 Goodyear And CC Upheld 2018-10-11 Download
Interlocutory Application CRP065Jul13/STA009Apr14 133/CAC/Dec14 CMS SAPA Upheld 2015-12-28 Download
Interlocutory Application CR129Sep15/PIL162Sep17 167/CAC/Jul18 Pickfords Removals And CC Dismissed 2019-04-03 Download
Interlocutory Application CRP163Oct15/PIL089Apr17 158/CAC/Nov17 Transnet SOC And Siyakhuphuka Upheld 2018-07-03 Download
Procedural Matter OTH201Feb15 140/CAC/Feb16 Caxton and Multichoice Upheld 2016-06-24 Download
Procedural Matter OTH201Feb15 140/CAC/Feb16 Caxton and Multichoice Dismissed 2017-04-28 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP105Nov12 134/CAC/May14 Ian HPCSA Dismissed 2015-06-22 Download
Settlement Agreement CR084Dec06/SA157Mar13 87/CAC/Feb09 CC Senwes Dismissed 2009-11-13 Download
Interlocutory Application CRP238Mar15/PIL120Sep16 153/CAC/Aug17 SABIA AND First National Battery and Seven Others Upheld 2018-04-03 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR129Oct16 168/CAC/Oct18 CC And A Africa Pest Prevention Upheld 2019-07-02 Download
Procedural Matter IDT079Jun18 166/CAC/Jul18 Murray and Roberts And Aton GMBH and Others Dismissed 2018-10-29 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR023May15 155/CAC/Oct17 CC and Dawn Consolidated and Three Others Dismissed 2018-05-04 Download
Interlocutory Application CR093Jan07/STA184Jan15 135/CAC/Mar15 Allen Meshco and Commission Dismissed 2015-03-26 Download
Procedural Matter OTH225Mar15 136/CAC/Feb16 Caxton and Media 24 (Novus) Upheld 2015-11-25 Download
Interlocutory Application CR166Dec14/PIL070Jul15 145/CAC/Sep16 CC Power Construction and Two Others Dismissed 2017-05-02 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM013May15 147/CAC/Oct16 Imerys SA and Andalusite Resources Dismissed 2017-03-02 Download
Procedural Matter DCO155Aug17 154/CAC/Sep17 Hosken Consolidation Invest and Tsogo Sun And CC Upheld 2017-10-30 Download
Interlocutory Application CR154Oct11/REM144Sep15 146/CAC/Sep16 CC Media24 Upheld 2018-03-19 Download
Large Merger LM086Nov05 59/CAC/Feb06 Vodafone Group Plc and Venfin Limited Dismissed 2006-06-20 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR030Jun15 149/CAC/Jan17 CC and Stanleys Removals and Cape Express Dismissed 2017-10-19 Download
Interlocutory Application CR229Mar15/DSC124Sep15 139/CAC/Feb16 CC and Group Five (Senekal Project) Partly Dismissed / Partly Granted 2016-06-23 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP049Jul14 132/CAC/Dec14 Lekoa Altech Dismissed 2015-04-21 Download
Large Merger LM315Mar18 169CAC/Dec18 Sibanye Gold And Lonmin Dismissed 2019-05-17 Download
Large Merger LM315Mar18 173/CAC/Mar19 Sibanye Gold And Lonmin Dismissed 2019-05-17 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP042Nov01 23/CAC/Sep02 Sappi Fine Papers (Pty) Ltd and Papercor Dismissed 2003-09-25 Download
Large Merger LM086Dec04 44/CAC/Feb05 Business Venture Investments no 790 (Pty Dismissed 2005-04-26 Download
Large Merger LM086Dec04 46/CAC/Feb05 Business Venture Investments no 790 (Pty Dismissed 2006-08-18 Download
Large Merger LM107Feb07 72/CAC/Aug07 Naspers Limited and Electronic Media Net Dismissed 2007-10-04 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP054Sep06 92/CAC/Mar10 Nationwide Airlines (Pty) Ltd and South Dismissed 2011-04-11 Download
Interlocutory Application CR053Aug10/PIL225Dec16 150/CAC/Jun17 Goodyear SA and Continental And CC Dismissed 2018-09-27 Download
Interlocutory Application CR053Aug10/PIL225Dec16 151/CAC/Jun17 Goodyear SA and Continental And CC Dismissed 2018-09-27 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP078Nov04 62/CAC/Apr06 GlaxoSmithKline South Africa (Pty) Ltd G Dismissed 2006-12-06 Download
Large Merger LM053Aug05 57/CAC/Dec05 Mercanto Investments (Pty) Ltd and Johnn Dismissed 2006-08-18 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM083Dec10 113/CAC/Nov11 Pioneer Pannar Upheld 2012-05-28 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM083Dec10 113/CAC/Nov11 Pioneer Pannar Upheld 2013-04-12 Download
Interlocutory Application CR101Dec07/DSM122Mar11 114/CAC/Nov11 CC SAB Upheld 2012-11-15
Procedural Matter STA125Mar11 109/CAC/Jun11 Monsanto and Bowman Dismissed 2011-08-18 Download
Interim Relief IR048Nov09 96/CAC/Apr10 Directory Solutions cc and Trudon (Pty) Upheld 2010-06-17 Download
Interlocutory Application CR008Apr10/DSC002Apr11 118/CAC/Apr12 CC Computicket Upheld 2012-10-29 Download
Interlocutory Application CR008Apr10/DSC002Apr11 118/CAC/Apr12 CC Computicket Dismissed 2013-09-20 Download
Interlocutory Application CR087Mar10/DSM085Dec10 112/CAC/Sep11 CC Paramount Dismissed 2012-07-27 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR049Jul12 143/CAC/Jun16 CC Fritz Pienaar Dismissed 2016-12-15 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR049Jul12 142/CAC/Jun16 CC Fritz Pienaar Dismissed 2016-12-15 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP031Jul10 108/CAC/Mar11 Phutuma Networks and Telkom SA and Compe Dismissed 2012-11-20 Download
Large Merger LM073Nov10 111/CAC/Jul11 WalMart Massmart Dismissed 2012-03-09 Download
Large Merger LM073Nov10 110/CAC/Jun11 WalMart Massmart Upheld 2012-03-09 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR057Dec09 120/CAC/May12 CC and Aveng Dismissed 2013-11-15 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR057Dec09 119/CAC/May12 CC and Aveng Dismissed 2013-11-15 Download
Interlocutory Application CR029Sep09/INS060Dec09 CC and Arcelormittal Granted / Remitted to CT 2012-04-02
Interlocutory Application CR076Sep08/AME074Feb10 102/CAC/Jun10 CC and Loungefoam Upheld 2011-05-06 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR042Aug10 131/CAC/Jun14 CC Sasol Polymers Dismissed 2015-04-21 Download
Consent Order CO111Mar07 75/CAC/Apr08 Competition Commission and Community Hos Upheld 2008-11-28 Download
Large Merger LM041Aug02 27/CAC/May03 JD Group Limited and Profurn Limited Upheld 2004-01-13 Download
Large Merger LM041Aug02 28/CAC/May03 JD Group Limited and Profurn Limited Upheld 2004-01-13 Download
Procedural Matter FTN067Oct04 43/CAC/Nov04 Gold Fields Ltd and Harmony Gold Mining Dismissed 2005-05-10 Download
Procedural Matter FTN067Oct04 43/CAC/Nov04 Gold Fields Ltd and Harmony Gold Mining Upheld 2005-01-27 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR034Sep09 124/CAC/Oct12 CC and RSC Ekusasa Dismissed 2014-03-14 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP057Dec03 49/CAC/Apr05 Nationwide Poles cc and Sasol Oil (Pty) Dismissed 2005-12-13 Download
Large Merger LM035Sep01 13/CAC/Jan02 Unilever Plc and Unifoods a division of Upheld 2002-02-14 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP067Jan01 21/CAC/Jul02 Avalon Group (Pty) Ltd v/s Old Mutual Pr Dismissed 2003-03-24
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM049Dec01 39/CAC/Feb04 Astral Foods Limited and National Chick Upheld 2004-06-25 Download
Intermediate Merger Reconsideration IM049Dec01 32/CAC/Sep03 Astral Foods Limited and National Chick Upheld 2004-01-28 Download
Interlocutory Application CR077Dec06/PIL157Mar09 78/CAC/Jul08 CC Clover Dismissed 2008-11-12 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR124Feb09 121/CAC/Jul12 CC and DPI Partly Dismissed / Partly Granted 2013-11-18 Download
Interlocutory Application CR006May05/COS138Feb08 77/CAC/Jul08 CC and Sasol Dismissed 2009-10-16 Download
Large Merger LM062Sep05 58/CAC/Dec05 Momentum Group Limited and African Life Upheld 2006-02-14 Download
Intermediate Merger Review IMR036Jul07 84/CAC/Jan09 AC Whitcher (Pty) Ltd and Competition Co Granted / Remitted to CC 2009-08-03 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR084Dec06 87/CAC/Feb09 Competition Commission and Senwes Limite Dismissed 2010-02-03 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR084Dec06 87/CAC/Feb09 Competition Commission and Senwes Limite Dismissed 2009-11-13 Download
Complaint Referral from Complainant CRP079Feb04 70/CAC/Apr07 Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd Durban R Granted / Remitted to CT 2009-05-29 Download
Large Merger LM099Mar05 55/CAC/Sep05 Medicrosss Healthcare Group (Pty) Ltd an Upheld 2006-04-06 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR105Mar05 99/CAC/May10 Competition Commission and Netstar (Pty) Partly Dismissed / Partly Granted 2011-02-15 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR105Mar05 97/CAC/May10 Competition Commission and Netstar (Pty) Upheld 2011-02-15 Download
Complaint Referral from Commission CR105Mar05 98/CAC/May10 Competition Commission and Netstar (Pty) Upheld 2011-02-15 Download
Large Merger LM087Nov05 59/CAC/Feb06 Business Venture Investments No. 951 Ltd Dismissed 2006-06-20 Download

COMPETITION APPEAL COURT

The Competition Appeal Court (CAC) is established in terms of section 36 of the Competition Act, No. 89 of 1998 (Act). The CAC is a special division of the High Court. It has jurisdiction throughout the Republic of South Africa and is a court of record.
The Competition Appeal Court
  • may consider any appeal from, or review of, a decision of the Competition Tribunal,
  • confirm, amend or set aside a decision or an order that is the subject of appeal or review by the Competition Tribunal,
  • give any judgment or make any order that the circumstances require, and
  • must also confirm an order by the Competition Tribunal for the divestiture of assets by parties who have contravened section 8 of the Act.
The President of South Africa appoints the members of the Appeal Court in accordance with section 174 of the Constitution and on the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission.

The following Judges have been appointed to the Competition Appeal Court.
  • The Hon Mr Justice D Davis
  • The Hon Mr Justice B Mnguni
  • The Hon Madam Faiza Kathree-Setiloane
  • The Hon Madam Justice N Boqwana
  • The Hon Madam Justice Dambuza
  • The Hon Justice W Van Der Linde
  • The Hon Mr Justice D Zondi
  • The Hon Mr Justice B Vally
  • The Hon Mr David Unterhalter
  • The Hon Madam Justice M Victor
  • The Hon Mr Justice O Rogers
Registrar of the Competition Appeal Court
Tel. No. +27 (0)12 394-3355
Email: cac@comptrib.co.za