Office for Competition

  ‘Promoting sound competitive practices to further the attainment and maintenance of well-functioning markets for the benefit of consumers and economic operators’. Competition is the driving force of a market economy. It encourages price and cost reductions, innovation and improvement in quality. The Office for Competition was assigned with the task of protecting competition back in 1995 with the coming into force of the Competition Act. Since then the Competition Act has been significantly amended to strengthen its deterrent effect and make it a more effective tool for curtailing restrictive ...read more


Useful Information

Legislation

  The Competition Act was last amended by virtue of Act VI of 2011. The amendments came into force o...

International

  The Office for Competition co-operates with the European Commission and other Member States nation...

Antitrust

  Agreements, Decisions of Associations and Concerted Practices Article 5(1) prohibits any agreement...

Concentrations

  Notification Should you wish to notify a concentration, you are kindly requested to consult the Co...

Consultation

  The following is a list of documents which the Office for Competition launched for public consulta...

Sector Inquiries

  Sector inquiries are those investigations carried out by the Office for Competition into particula...