Fair Competition Tribunal

fct photo-webThe Chairman, members, management and close stakeholders of the Fair Competition Tribunal




The Fair Competition Tribunal (FCT) is a specialised and independent quasi judicial organ which is established under section 83 (1) of the Fair Competition Act No. 8 of 2003.  The Tribunal was established as an appellate body to expeditiously adjudicate appeals that arise from the decisions and orders of the Fair Competition Commission (FCC) and the regulatory authorities in the utilities and infrastructure sectors namely:

  • Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
  • Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA)
  • Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
  • Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA); and
  • Any other such regulatory authority established by law.


To become the best appellate body in competition and regulatory matters in Africa



To deliver timely justice on competition and regulatory appeals for enhanced market efficiency and consumer welfare


Core Values

The philosophical priorities and beliefs of the Tribunal are based on speed of delivery, excellence and conduct. This philosophy forms the basis of the core values of the Tribunal which are timely justice; impartiality; professionalism; efficiency and effectiveness; and responsiveness.



The main priorities of the Tribunal are adjudication of cases; capacity building; and stakeholders’ awareness. These are combined with other two which are national crosscutting priorities namely good governance and HIV/AIDS awareness and control to form five priorities.

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