Mobility scooters (Roma Medical Aids) [Archived]
Mobility scooters (Roma Medical Aids) [Archived]

The following Competition guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Mobility scooters (Roma Medical Aids) [Archived]
  • Case facts
  • Timeline / News updates
  • Commentary
  • Related/relevant cases


ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 5 August 2013; it is no longer maintained.

See further, timeline, commentary and related/relevant cases.

Case facts

Outline OFT Chapter I investigation into Roma Medical Aids and retailers in relation to mobility scooters.

Latest developments On 5 August 2013, the OFT issued its infringement decision and directed the companies to end the arrangements (where this hasn't happened already) and not to enter into similar arrangements in the future.

The OFT didn't impose fines as the agreements count as a 'small agreement' that is immune from fines—this is the case where the combined turnover of the parties is less than £20m and price fixing is not inv