Competition Authority urges councillors to assess by-laws


SELEBI-PHIKWE: The director for legal and enforcement at the Competition Authority (CA), Duncan Morotsi has urged councillors here to assess by-laws before implementing them to ensure laws do not negatively affect businesses.

Speaking at a full council meeting session last week, Morotsi said it was time councillors assessed by-laws before implementing them because some of the regulations made it difficult for Batswana to set up businesses.

“When you make by-laws, first think how negatively the law will affect competition assessment,” Morotsi said. “You should assess whether that law would kill the business or improve it.”

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