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Competition Act 1980

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Abolition of Price Commission

    1. 1.Abolition of Price Commission

  3. Control of anti-competitive practices

    1. 2.Anti-competitive practices

    2. 3.Preliminary investigation by Director of possible anticompetitive 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 Commission

    2. 12.Orders following report under section 11

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

  5. Patents and agricultural schemes

    1. 14.Applications by Crown concerning patents

    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

      Supplementary Provisions in Connection with Dissolution of Price Commission

      1. 1.Any liability in respect of pensions, allowances or gratuities which...

      2. 2.Any legal proceedings to which the Price Commission are a...

      3. 3.A certificate signed by or on behalf of the Secretary...

      4. 4.Every contract, agreement, licence and authority, whether written or not,...

    2. Schedule 2

      Enactments Repealed

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