General background

Who we are?

JCRA (the Jersey Competition and Regulatory Authority). We are independent of the States of Jersey.

We employ 5 staff and have offices in St Helier.

Responsibilities

Our responsibilities encompass both competition law and economic regulation.

Specifically we are responsible for the administration and enforcement of competition law within Jersey, together with the economic regulation of the telecom, ports and postal sectors.

Our strategic aims

Competition law - ensuring markets work well for consumers
Telecoms - ensuring telecoms markets work in the best interests of consumers, through effective competition where appropriate; and regulation where competition is not sufficient to adequately protect consumer interests
Ports - to protect and further the interests of users of port operations, where appropriate by promoting competition
Post - to ensure that quality of service standards to customers are observed; and universal service obligations are met.

Our Strategic Aims document provides more detail including on our prioritisation.

Who we work with

We work in partnership with a range of organisations across the Channel Islands, the UK and internationally. These include: