1. Competition policy and the authorisation process -- 2. Architecture of authorisations -- 3. Discourses on public benefit -- 4. Types of public benefit -- 5. Discourses on discretion and the regulatory agency -- 6. Discretion, the ACCC and authorisation determinations -- 7. Experiments in discretion : how effective is the regulator?
This book explores the manner in which a variety of public benefits such as environmental protection and consumer safety have been accommodated through the authorisation process within competition law and policy in Australia