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What are the powers of the Fair Trading Commission? PDF Print

The Fair Trading Commission has the power to:

  • Conduct investigations into alleged violations of the Fair Competition Act.
  • Compel persons to provide information and give oral evidence.
  • Enter and search premises, and to inspect and remove copies of necessary documents.
  • Discontinue any investigation which after initial inquiry or investigation is deemed not warrant further inquiry.
  • Declare illegal certain business activities or agreements.
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2015 FTC Annual Report  [pdf]
2016 Annual Lecture Presentation  [pdf]
Former Commissioner, Prof. Andrew Downes, receives a gift of appreciation from Commissioner Monique Taitt. Prof. Downes was appointed to the Commission at its inception in 2001, became Deputy Chairman in 2006 and served as a member of the telecommunications and fair competition panels. We thank him for his 15 years of service and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.