Explanatory Notes

Enterprise Act 2002

2002 CHAPTER 40

7 November 2002

Commentary on Sections

Part 3: Mergers

Summary and Background

Chapter 1: Duty to make references
Duty to make references: completed mergers
Section 32: Supplementary provision for purposes of sections 25 and 31

127.This section provides the Secretary of State with a power to make regulations about the operation of the extension of the OFT’s timetable for reference or the OFT’s information-gathering powers in relation to completed mergers. The section also sets out arrangements for certain notices extending the four-month period.