ONGOING CAPACITY BUILDING AT THE GCCPC
As part of the ongoing Tradecom funded ‘Support to the GCCPC’ project, Staff of the GCCPC are undergoing an in-house training by experts on the substantive areas of Competition Law enforcement aimed at building human and institutional capacity of the Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
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The GCC now takes on the mandate of Consumer Protection in the Gambia following the enactment of the Consumer Protection Act 2014.
The GCCPC joined the Ministry of Trade and Regional Employment and Integration in celebrating the May Day Sports, 2014.
Activity 1: Assessment of the status of enforcement of the Competition Act and level playing field in key sectors, with a focus on the position of foreign investors.
Activity 2: Legal review of the Competition Act, Drafting of a model Consumer Protection Law and development of draft enforcement guidelines and advice for implementation of a merger control regime for the GCCPC.
Activity 3: Developing and implementing a capacity building programme for GCCPC staff on substantive principles, case management, analysis and investigation, including training of trainers component and providing technical advisory services to the GCCPC management.