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Water Act 2003

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53Specialist members of the Competition Commission

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(1)In section 104(1) of the Utilities Act 2000 (c. 27) (appointment of members of the Competition Commission)—

(a)the “or” at the end of paragraph (a) is omitted, and

(b)after paragraph (b) there is inserted ; or

(c)section 12, 14, 16A, 17K or 17P of the Water Industry Act 1991..

(2)The persons who are, immediately before the commencement of subsection (1), members of the Competition Commission by virtue of appointments made under section 14(8) of the WIA shall continue as members of the Commission and their appointments shall be treated as having been made under section 104 of the Utilities Act 2000.

(3)Section 14(8) and (8A) of the WIA (which are superseded by this section) shall cease to have effect.

(4)The provision made by this section does not affect any group which has been selected, before the commencement of subsection (1), to perform functions of the Commission in relation to any reference under or by virtue of section 14 of the WIA.

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