|According to section 32.A of the Protection of Competition Laws of 2008 and 2014, the Commission for the Protection of Competition may:|
1) when the trend of trade, the rigidity of prices or other circumstances create suspicion that competition may be restricted or distorted in the Republic, conduct inquiry in a particular sector of the economy or in particular types of agreements in several sectors.
2) request the information necessary for the application of sections 3 and/or 6 and/or Articles 101 TFEU and/or 102 TFEU, as well as conduct any inspection to this effect. The Commission may, in particular, request the undertakings or associations of undertakings to communicate to it any agreements, decision or concerted practice.
3) publish a report on the results of its inquiry into particular sectors of the economy or particular types of agreement in several sectors.
4) use the evidence, resulting from the inquiry, in cases of investigation of possible infringements of sections 3 and/or 6 and/or Articles 101 TFEU and/or 102 TFEU.