The French Competition Authority dismisses a complaint regarding competition concerns on the market of passenger transport to the Isle of Saint Honorat (Cistercian monks of the Isle of Saint Honorat)

The Conseil de la concurrence rules that the Cistercian monks of the Isle of Saint Honorat did not ignore competition law by restricting passenger transport to and from the island exclusively to a company under their control.* In a decision dated 8th November 2005, the Conseil de la concurrence has rejected, on the grounds of insufficient evidence, the referral handed down by the company Trans Côte d'Azur in July 2005, together with the accompanying request for interim measures. Background The Lérins Isles lie to the south-east of La Croisette, some 800 metres off the coast of Cannes. They are made up of two larger islands, Sainte Marguerite and Saint Honorat, and two small islets: la Tradelière Saint-Féréol. The Isle of Saint Honorat is peculiar in that it is in private

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