The Competition Tribunal ruled in favor of Megamercados Líder de La Serena, revoking Dictamen N° 6/2003/IV of the H. Comisión Preventiva de la IV Región de Coquimbo (IVth Region Preventative Commission). This Dictamen had ruled in favor of Cámara de Comercio de Punitaqui, in an accusation against Megamercados Líder de La Serena (Líder), for disloyal competition actions, consisting of selling groceries in Punitaqui installing two trucks in the municipal stadium. In order to get a permit for this, the defendant had payed a fee to the Municipalidad.
The Competition Tribunal stated that Megamercados Líder de La Serena had complied with the legal obligation of the Municipalidad. However, it warned the Municipalidad, stating it must be more careful when granting commercial permits.