Towards a New Competition Law in Sri Lanka

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Competition policy aims to preserve and protect the competition process,as opposed to competitors, in a given market. The broad objective of aneffective competition policy is to ensure that market economies deliverand maintain high and rising standards of living by maximising economicefficiency, reflected in lower prices and better quality products. It mayalso include secondary objectives, such as contribution to marketintegration, preserving the freedom to compete etc.