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Competition Act 1980

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  1. Introductory Text

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  3. Control of anti-competitive practices

    1. 2. Anti-competitive practices.

    2. 3. Preliminary investigation by Director of possible anti-competitive practice.

    3. 4. Undertakings in consequence of Director’s reports.

    4. 5. Competition references.

    5. 6. Scope of competition references.

    6. 7. Supplementary provisions as to competition references.

    7. 8. Conclusions and reports of the Commission.

    8. 9. Undertakings following report on competition reference.

    9. 10. Orders following report on competition reference.

  4. Further references and investigations

    1. 11. References of public bodies and certain other persons to the CMA

    2. 11A. References under section 11: time-limits

    3. 11B. References under section 11: powers of investigation and penalties

    4. 11C. References under section 11: further supplementary provisions

    5. 11D. Interim orders

    6. 12. Orders following report under section 11.

    7. 13. Investigations of prices directed by Secretary of State.

  5. Patents and agricultural schemes

    1. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 15. Agricultural schemes: special provisions.

  6. General provisions about references and investigations

    1. 16. General provisions as to reports.

    2. 17. Laying before Parliament and publication of reports.

    3. 18. Information and advice about operation of Act.

    4. 19. Restriction on disclosure of information.

  7. Grants

    1. 20. Power to make grants to certain bodies.

  8. Amendments of Fair Trading Act 1973

    1. 21. Monopoly references by Secretary of State alone.

    2. 22. Disclosure of reports on monopoly references to persons named.

    3. 23. Amendment of s.137(3) of Fair Trading Act 1973.

    4. 24. Modification of provisions about performance of Commission’s functions.

  9. Amendments of Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976

    1. 25. Suspension of declarations under section 1(3) of Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976 pending appeals.

    2. 26. Suspension of declarations under section 1(3) of Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976 pending revision of agreements.

    3. 27. Recommendations by services supply associations.

    4. 28. Amendments to s. 19 of Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976.

    5. 29. Exemption of certain undertakings from Restrictive Trade Practices Acts.

    6. 30. Exemption of copyright agreements from Restrictive Trade Practices Acts.

  10. Supplementary

    1. 31. Orders and regulations.

    2. 32. Financial provisions.

    3. 33. Short title, interpretation, repeals, commencement and extent.

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1. . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ENACTMENTS REPEALED

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