The Commission is assisted by its Service which operate according to Commission’s instructions. The Service is competent to investigate cases (complaints and ex officio investigations) and determine whether there have been infringements of the Protection of Competition of Law 2022. The Service is responsible for carrying out secretariat duties to the Commission, collecting and verifying all the necessary information so as the Commission to exercise its competences, keeping records, conducting inspections (dawn raids) in the premises of undertakings under investigation, conducting interviews, filing complaints and proposals to the Commission and proceeding with the necessary notifications and publications. Also, the Service is evaluating notified concentrations on the basis of the Control of Concentrations of Enterprises of Laws 1999 and 2000 and preparing written reports and providing the Commission with all the possible facilitation to achieve its competences, powers and duties.
The Service is consisted by the Director, the Senior Officers, the Officers, an Administrative Officer, an Accountant, the Secretarial and Auxiliary Personnel. All of the personnel of the Service are members of the public service and they are appointed pursuant to the Public Service Law. One of the members of the Commission’s Service acts as a Secretary to the Commission.