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Part 7Miscellaneous Competition Provisions

Powers of entry under 1998 Act

203Powers of entry

(1)The 1998 Act is amended as follows.

(2)In section 28 (power to enter premises under a warrant), after subsection (3) there is inserted—

(3A)A warrant under this section may authorise persons specified in the warrant to accompany the named officer who is executing it.

(3)In section 62 (power to enter premises: Commission investigations), after subsection (5) there is inserted—

(5A)A warrant under this section may authorise persons specified in the warrant to accompany the named officer who is executing it.

(4)In section 63 (power to enter premises: Director’s special investigations), after subsection (5) there is inserted—

(5A)A warrant under this section may authorise persons specified in the warrant to accompany the named authorised officer who is executing it.