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Prohibited UTPs – conditional

Suppliers are afforded protection against six unfair trading practices in respect of agricultural and food products unless there is agreement between them and their buyer in advance:

  1. Buyer returning unsold products to the supplier without paying for those unsold products or for disposal of those products or both;
  2. Payment by the supplier for stocking, display or listing of products or of making such products available on the market;
  3. Requiring the supplier to bear all or part of the cost of any discounts on products sold by the buyer as part of a promotion;
  4. Payment by the supplier for advertising;
  5. Payment by the supplier for marketing;
  6. Payment by the supplier for staff for fitting-out premises used for the sale of the supplier’s products