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Competition and Markets

It is the responsibility of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to ensure consumers are protected from unscrupulous traders who are found to be breaching consumer protection legislation and the OFT has powers under the Fair Trading Act 1996.  

The OFT actively monitors various markets on the Island and publishes data monthly:

Air and Sea Travel PricesDomestic Heating Comparison Road Fuel Motoring

The OFT also monitors compliance with the 2015 Gas Regulatory Agreement:

Gas Regulation

Investigations

The OFT is given increased powers under the Fair Trading Act to deal with the anti-competitive practices of individuals or businesses and can also undertake price investigations. The OFT publishes any investigations it has carried out once a conclusion has been reached. 

Investigations and Reports Examples

Contact us

For business and/or consumer advice and information on:

  • unfair business practices
  • unfair pricing/Excess Profiteering
  • market monitoring
  • anti-competitive behaviour

Email: C&M.oft@gov.im

Complaints or Notification of Competition and Market issues

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