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Enterprise Act 2002

Section 57: Duties of OFT and Commission to inform Secretary of State

184.This section ensures that the OFT and the Commission pass relevant information to the Secretary of State.

185.Subsection (1) provides that the OFT will inform the Secretary of State if it believes that any case it is considering raises any public interest consideration already specified in legislation that the Secretary of State would not consider immaterial.

186.Subsection (2) provides that the OFT and the CC must pass on to the Secretary of State any representations that they receive about the need for the Secretary of State to specify a new public interest consideration.

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