The Maltese Parliament creates the Competition Authority and makes amendments to the Competition Act

Malta: The Office for Competition becomes part of a wider Authority and significant Changes are made to the Competition Act* On 23 May 2011, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority Act 2011 (the Act) entered into force. The Act provides for the establishment of the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority and introduces significant amendments to the Competition Act aimed at making it more effective in achieving its objective of regulating competition and providing for better functioning markets. The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (the Authority) has a Board of Governors and encompasses within it four different and functionally independent entities, i.e. the Office for Competition, the Office for Consumer Affairs, the Standards and Metrology

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European Competition Network Brief, The Maltese Parliament creates the Competition Authority and makes amendments to the Competition Act, 23 May 2011, e-Competitions May 2011, Art. N° 37901

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