FAIR COMPETITION COMMISSION

 

The Management

The FCC has divided its responsibilities into several divisional directorates, departments and units in order to effectively carry out its functions. The Director General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission and is responsible for ensuring the functions of the Commission are carried out competently and honestly. The following is a short profile of FCC Directors:

 

Director General

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the  Second Schedule of the Fair Competition Act (FCA) of 2003, the Director General shall be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the FCC subject to the directions of the Commission. The Director General is also the Chief Inspector of Merchandise Marks Act (MMA) of 1963 as amended.  

 

Director of Restrictive Trade Practices (DRTP)

The Director of Restrictive Trade Practices reports to the Director General and is responsible for advising the Director General on matters related to anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominance, un-notified mergers and enforcement of Commission decisions in relation to FCA and overall management of two departments in the division, namely; Monopolies & Cartel. 

 

Director of Research, Mergers and Advocacy (DRMA)

The Director of Research, Mergers and Advocacy reports to the Director General and is responsible for  review of mergers and exemptions for agreements, competition and market research as well as conducting competition advocacy programs to the Government, business community and the academia. The division has three departments namely; Competition & Market Research, Mergers & Exemptions and Advocacy

 

Director of Consumer Protection and Anti-Counterfeits (DCPA) 

The Director of Consumer Protection and Anti-counterfeits reports to the Director General and is responsible for coordination of formal and informal consumer education and awareness programmes for the general public as well as schools, Registration and review of Standard Form Consumer Contracts Regulations and fight against counterfeit goods in accordance with the Merchandise Marks Act, 1963.  The division has three departments namely; Consumer Protection, Anti-Counterfeit & Consumer Education.

 

Director of Corporate Affairs (DCA) 

The Director of Corporate Affairs reports to the Director General and is responsible for the general administration of the Commission and day to day operation of the Commission. DCA oversees Finance, Planning, Information Systems and Services as well as Human Resources and Administration Departments.