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Accreditation scheme—no restraint of trade (Halal Meat Sellers Committee Ltd and another v HMC (UK) Ltd)

Accreditation scheme—no restraint of trade (Halal Meat Sellers Committee Ltd and another v HMC (UK) Ltd)
Published on: 18 August 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Commercial analysis: In Halal Meat Sellers Committee Ltd and another v HMC (UK) Ltd, the court held that a contract was not in restraint of trade where all that the defendant charity had done was to identify conditions of Halal accreditation. A butcher could sign up to the scheme (or not), and if they did so, they had to abide by the accreditation conditions. This was held not to be a contract in restraint of trade. Written by Kristina Lukacova, barrister, at Monckton Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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