Our Address

36 Kotu East, P O Box 3299, Serrekunda, The Gambia

Working Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday- 8:00 to 12:30


What is the Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commissions Role ?

The Commission is a statutory authority under the purview of the Ministry of Trade and Industry composed of five Commissioners appointed by the President, and headed by a Chairperson. Its functions are, among other things:

» To inquire into suspected breaches of the prohibition of restrictive agreements falling within the provisions of sections 25 and 26 of the Act;

» To undertake investigation of a matter falling within the provisions of section 29 to 32 of the Act;

» To authorize the collection of information needed for assessment of cases;

» To conduct hearings with interested persons or parties;

» To determine and impose penalties or appropriate remedies to ensure businesses comply with prohibited restrictive practices, and monitor compliance;

» To advocate for competition in The Gambia;

» To conduct studies on the effectiveness of competition in sectors of the Gambian economy.

» Advising on any public sector action which may affect competition adversely.