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Price Commission Act 1977

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1(1)The power to make orders conferred by subsection (1) of section 5 of the 1973 Act (which among other things relates to the notification of price increases in time for the Commission to consider whether the Commission should exercise their powers to prevent the increase) shall—

(a)include power to make orders to ensure that the Commission receive notice of increases in any prices or charges in time to consider whether to notify the Secretary of State in pursuance of section 4(1) of this Act that the increases should be investigated ; and

(b)include, and be deemed always to have included, power to make different provision for different circumstances.

(2)In subsection (3) of the said section 5 (which provides that the length of notice required by an order under that section shall not exceed eight weeks) for the words " eight weeks " there shall be substituted the words

four weeks; but an order in force under that section immediately before the coming into force of this paragraph shall not be affected by that amendment unless and until the order is subsequently varied.

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