The Executive Director is duty bound under Section 51 of the Competition Act 2007 to investigate restrictive business practices where he has reasonable grounds to believe that such practice is occurring or about to occur and to report his findings together with recommendations on remedial actions such as directions and fines, to the Commission.

The Executive Director has wide powers of investigation under sections 52 and 53 of the Act.


List of Investigations (Completed)

Ref Title Nature & Issues Status
INV 042 Resale Price Maintenance Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 033 Bid Rigging Agreement for the supply, testing and commissioning of an integrated security system for the Moka Detention Centre Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 026 Possible collusive agreement by ‘Komité Van Lekol’ for the supply of the service of ‘contract bus for the conveyance of students’ Collusive Agreement Completed
INV045 Potential Fixing of Card Service Fee by the Petrol Retailers Association Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 039 Potential collusive agreements by members of the Customs House Brokers Association Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 038 Potential collusive agreements by members of the Association of Freight Forwarders Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 051 Proposed acquisition of The General Construction Company Ltd by IBL Ltd, together with a financial partner Merger Completed
INV 043 Fly Ash Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 047 Acquisition of 30% shares in Medscheme (Mtius) Ltd by Eagle Insurance Ltd Merger Completed
INV 046 Proposed takeover of activities of Shoprite (Mauritius) Ltd by Pick and Buy Ltd Merger Completed
INV 034 Pricing of Mobile Telephony Services Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 029 Investigation into cross-border money transfer services Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 036 Assessment of the proposed acquisition of 51% of the issued shares of Medscheme (Mtius) Ltd by Swan General Ltd Merger Completed
INV 021 Possible restrictive business practices in the chicken industry in Mauritius Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 035 Hire Purchase Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 025 Potential Resale Price Maintenance in relation to ‘Chantecler’ branded chickens​​ Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 028 Proposed Merger of Holcim Ltd and Lafarge SA​ Merger Completed
INV 024 Image-based clearing solutions provided to commercial banks Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 020 Payment Cards Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 015 Private Medical/Health Insurance Schemes Undefined Completed
INV 018 Professional Architects Council Rules Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 027 Potential Collusive Agreement in relation to the Manufacture and Supply of Beer in Mauritius Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 023 Merger Review of TTC and CFAO Merger Completed
INV 019 Supply of coolers to retailers by Phoenix Beverages Ltd and Quality Beverages Ltd Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 016 Alleged abuse of monopoly power in the supply of secondary school books Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 014 Supply of Replacement Automatic Electronic Ignition Keys and Related Synchronizing services by distributors of new cars Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 013 Proposed merger of the insurance businesses of Swan Group and Rogers Group Merger Completed
INV 012 Market for Telecommunications Manhole Covers Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 011 Commingling of Pools Automatic Systems Ltd & Global Sports Ltd Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 009 MyT and Bundled Internet Access Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 008 Merger Review – Event Strategy Ltd & LC Events Co Ltd Merger Completed
INV 007 Bundling of Insurance Products and Credit in the Banking sector Abuse of Monopoly Completed
INV 006 Alleged Collusion in Market for Secondary School Books Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 004 Travel Agent Service Fees Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 003 Importation of Slaughter Cattle in Mauritius Collusive Agreement Completed
INV 001 Kraft and General Rebates Abuse of Monopoly Completed