(1) The Commission may issue a written notice:
(a) stating that a specified carrier or carriage service provider has contravened, or is contravening, the competition rule; and
(b) setting out particulars of that contravention.
(2) A notice under subsection (1) is to be known as a Part B competition notice .
Threshold for issuing Part B competition notices
(3) The Commission may issue a Part B competition notice relating to a particular contravention if the Commission has reason to believe that the carrier or carriage service provider concerned has committed, or is committing, the contravention.
Notice may be issued after proceedings have been instituted
(4) To avoid doubt, a Part B competition notice may be issued even if any relevant proceedings under Division 7 have been instituted.
Note: For the effect of a Part B competition notice, see subsection 151AN(1).