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Communications Act 2003

Section 374: Repeal of exclusion for newspaper mergers from general merger controls

796.This section repeals section 69 EA 2002, which prevents a case from being referred to the Competition Commission under both the special newspaper merger regime in the FTA 1973 and the general merger regime in the EA 2002. With the repeal of sections 57 to 62 FTA 1973 (see section 373) this provision is no longer necessary.

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