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The EU Court of Justice confirms that the Commission has the power to order interim measures under Article 3 of Regulation 17 related to a case in the hire and sale of professional photographic equipment sector (Camera Care)

ORDER OF THE COURT OF 17 JANUARY 1980 [1] ' Camera Care Limited v Commission of the European Communities "Competition — Interim measures " Case 792/79 R* 1. The object of Article 3 (3) of Regulation No 17 is to enable the Commission to inform the undertakings concerned of its assessment of the situation with regard to Community law in order to persuade them to comply with its point of view without immediately resorting to legal enforcement. It cannot, however, be construed as a limitation upon the practical ways in which the power to take a decision, which is the core

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