The preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that Lüleburgaz Chamber of Merchants for Drivers and Motorists, which operates the Lüleburgaz Municipality Bus Terminal, abused its dominant position by refusing to rent office space to the complainant company.
After examining the information, evidence and the findings gathered in the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 16.11.2016, the Competition Board decided that the findings were significant and sufficient and took the decision numbered 16-39/644-M to launch an investigation on Lüleburgaz Chamber of Merchants for Drivers and Motorists.
Article 6 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition prohibits abuses of dominant position. The investigation was initiated in order to determine whether Lüleburgaz Chamber of Merchants for Drivers and Motorists violated article 6 of the Act no 4054.
*Investigation decisions taken by the Competition Board are announced to the public following the notification of the decision to the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation. These declarations, which are made within the framework of informing the public on Competition Board decisions, cannot be interpreted to mean the undertakings or associations of undertakings under investigation have violated the Act no 4054 and that they have faced or will face sanctions under the Act in question.