Search Legislation

Enterprise Act 2002

Section 187 & Schedule 12: Commission rules of procedure

399.This section gives the CC Chairman a new duty to make and publish rules of procedure to regulate the conduct of CC investigations under Parts 3 and 4 and the other enactments listed in paragraph 19(a)(9) of Schedule 7 to CA 1998 (as inserted by subsection (3)). Provision is made for the Chairman to consult with members of the CC and such other persons as he or she considers appropriate before making such rules (subsection (4)). The Chairman retains the existing FTA 1973 power to issue guidance to reporting groups on the conduct of references (subsection (6)). This may be useful for areas of procedure where some flexibility and discretion for panels is desirable.

400.Schedule 12 contains a non-exhaustive list of the matters that may be covered by the CC Chairman's rules of procedure.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources