Advisory committee

Advisory committee

Advisory committee in the European Union Law

Concept of Advisory committee provided by the “Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy” (Antitrust and control of concentrations, published in 2002): Committee composed of representatives of the Member States which is consulted by the Commission in antitrust and merger cases where such a consultation is foreseen. A preliminary draft decision by the Commission is submitted to, and discussed with, the advisory committee in question. The advisory committee issues an opinion, which shall be taken into account in the final Commission decision.

(See: Article 10 of Regulation No 17 and Article 19 of the merger regulation.)







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