Enterprise Act 2002

Termination of undertakings and orders

7(1)Before releasing an undertaking to which this paragraph applies or (as the case may be) revoking an order to which this paragraph applies, the relevant authority shall—

(a)give notice of the proposed release or (as the case may be) revocation; and

(b)consider any representations made in accordance with the notice and not withdrawn.

(2)A notice under sub-paragraph (1) shall state—

(a)the fact that a release or (as the case may be) revocation is proposed;

(b)the reasons for it; and

(c)the period (not less than 15 days starting with the date of publication of the notice in the case of an undertaking and not less than 30 days starting with that date in the case of an order) within which representations may be made in relation to the proposed release or (as the case may be) revocation.

(3)If after giving notice under sub-paragraph (1) the relevant authority decides not to proceed with the release or (as the case may be) the revocation, the relevant authority shall give notice of that decision.

(4)A notice under sub-paragraph (1) or (3) shall be given by—

(a)serving a copy of the notice on the person who gave the undertaking which is being released or (as the case may be) on any person identified in the order being revoked as a person on whom a copy of the order should be served; and

(b)publishing the notice.