La Doctrina Probable En Sede Administrativa: Los Escollos Del Artículo 24 De La Ley 1340 Del 2009 (Precedent or Probable Doctrine in Administrative Law: The Pitfalls of Article 24 of Act 1340 of 2009)
Con-Texto: Revista de Derecho y Economía, No. 28, p. 45, 2008
21 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Date Written: June 1, 2008
Recently, the Congress enacted Act 1340 of 2009, amending in important aspects the competition regime in Colombia. One of the amendments concerns the scope of decisions the Superintendency of Industry and Trade (Antitrust Authority): Article 24 of the act states that three decisions of that entity in the same direction, will be "probable doctrine" -similar to the precedent established for antitrust cases. The issue, then, revolves around determining what the scope of that provision. There are (at least) two positions with regarding the permissible extent of the Superintendency's doctrine effects.
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Keywords: Antitrust, Administrative law, Superintendency, Precedent
JEL Classification: K21, K40, K49
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