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The French Competition Authority issues an opinion concerning the regulations governing taxi activity (Fédération Nationale des taxis indépendants)

Press Release published on the official website of the French Competition Authority.

The Conseil de la concurrence issues an opinion on the taxi sector.* Following a referral by the Fédération Nationale des taxis indépendants (National Independent Taxi Federation), the Conseil de la concurrence has issued an opinion on the barriers to competition that might be formed by certain aspects of the legislation governing the activity of taxi drivers. Where they replace standard competition rules, the regulations must aim to achieve the same end : to adapt supply to adequately satisfy demand In a prior opinion dated 18th March 1987 (opinion n° 87-A-01), relative to regulations on taxi journeys, the Conseil indicated its belief that the taxi industry “constitutes a collective interest service using the public highway”. Over and above the issue raised and without calling into

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues an opinion concerning the regulations governing taxi activity (Fédération Nationale des taxis indépendants), 29 January 2004, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2004, Art. N° 61674

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