Competition Act 1998

5(1)When determining an application for a decision, the Director must follow such procedure as may be specified.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The Director must arrange for the application to be published in such a way as he thinks most suitable for bringing it to the attention of those likely to be affected by it, unless he is satisfied that it will be sufficient for him to seek information from one or more particular persons other than the applicant.

(3)In determining the application, the Director must take into account any representations made to him by persons other than the applicant.