External organization | subordinate agency | Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
The Competition Authority's main task is to enforce the Law on Competition. Businesses are obliged to inform the Competition Authority about mergers and acquisitions. The Authority can act on mergers and acquisitions that severly limits competition.
The law on competition prohibits cooperation between businesses that delimits competition. It also prohibits the abuse of a dominant market position.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries is appellant for decisions from the Competition Authority.
Web site: http://www.konkurransetilsynet.no/