Through these face-to-face engagements, the Commission is also able to interact with members in their home language as some awareness material is now available vernacular.
The Competition Commission is one of three independent institutions established in terms of the Competition Act (89 of 1998) alongside the Competition Tribunal and The Competition Appeal Court. The Commission is empowered to investigate, control and evaluate restrictive business practices, abuse of dominant positions and mergers in order to achieve equity and efficiency in the South African economy. The stated purpose of the Competition Act is to promote and maintain competition in South Africa in order to achieve the following outcomes:
Members of the public, the media, consumer groups and other stakeholders will have six (6) days of open interactions through which to better understand the mandate and role of the Commission in the attainment of a growing, deconcentrated, and inclusive economy.
Visit the Competition Commission’s stand to learn more about the work of the Commission and how you can help promote competition in the market by reporting anti-competitive conduct.