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Enterprise Act 2002

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160Order-making power where final undertakings not fulfilled: Part 4
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(1)Subsection (2) applies where the relevant authority considers that—

(a)an undertaking accepted by the relevant authority under section 159 has not been, is not being or will not be fulfilled; or

(b)in relation to an undertaking accepted by the relevant authority under that section, information which was false or misleading in a material respect was given to the relevant authority or the OFT by the person giving the undertaking before the relevant authority decided to accept the undertaking.

(2)The relevant authority may, for any of the purposes mentioned in section 138(2) or (as the case may be) 147(2), make an order under this section.

(3)Subsections (3) to (6) of section 138 or (as the case may be) 147 shall apply for the purposes of subsection (2) above as they apply for the purposes of that section.

(4)An order under this section may contain—

(a)anything permitted by Schedule 8; and

(b)such supplementary, consequential or incidental provision as the relevant authority considers appropriate.

(5)An order under this section—

(a)shall come into force at such time as is determined by or under the order;

(b)may contain provision which is different from the provision contained in the undertaking concerned; and

(c)may be varied or revoked by another order.

(6)No order shall be varied or revoked under this section unless the OFT advises that such a variation or revocation is appropriate by reason of a change of circumstances.

(7)In this section “the relevant authority” means—

(a)in the case of an undertaking accepted under section 159 by the Commission, the Commission; and

(b)in the case of an undertaking accepted under that section by the Secretary of State, the Secretary of State.

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