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Technical Overview

Find out more about various legal documentation and technical divisions of the Commission

Namibian Competition Commission

Background on the Namibian Competition Commission

The Namibian Competition Commission was established in terms of the Competition Act 2 of 2003. The Act regulates competition issues across all sectors of the Namibian economy, having regulatory oversight of over 80 000 business entities. It became operational on 09 December 2009.

In terms of the Act, the Commission is entrusted as the principal institution to promote and safeguard fair competition in Namibia by promoting the efficiency, adaptability and development of the Namibian economy.

The Commission is tasked with providing consumers with competitive prices and product choices; promoting employment and advance the social economic welfare of Namibians; expanding opportunities for Namibian participation in world markets while recognizing the role of foreign competition in Namibia; ensuring that small undertakings have an equitable opportunity to participate in the Namibian economy; and promoting a greater spread of ownership, in particular to increase ownership stakes of historically disadvantaged persons.

Latest News

13 November 2018

Expression of Interest for Legal Services Sought 13 November 2018

The Commission seeks to appoint a panel of law firms to serve as its legal practitioners to provide a range of legal services primarily, but not limited to the field of competition law. ...

Events

25 September 2018

INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED PRICE FIXING BY PHARMACIES 25 SEPT 2018

The Namibian Competition Commission confirms that it has commenced an investigation for price fixing against the Pharmaceutical Society of Namibia (“PSN”) and over 200 registered pharmacies. ...

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