1.. The goal of the Community Competition Policy shall be to ensure that the benefits expected from the establishment of the CSME are not frustrated by anti-competitive business conduct.
- In fulfilment of the goal set out in paragraph 1 of this Article, the Community shall pursue the following objectives:
(a) the promotion and maintenance of competition and enhancement of economic efficiency in production, trade and commerce;
(b) subject to this Treaty, the prohibition of anti-competitive business conduct which prevents, restricts or distorts competition or which constitutes the abuse of a dominant position in the market; and
(c) the promotion of consumer welfare and protection of consumer interests.