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Energy Act 2004


599.Paragraph 13 gives the group power to make an order in respect of costs incurred in connection with the appeal. Sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) of paragraph 13 require that the costs incurred by the Competition Commission in connection with the appeal shall be paid by the losing party to an appeal, allocated as the group see fit where an appeal brought by two or more appellants is dismissed. Sub-paragraph (5) of paragraph 13 allows the group to require one party to an appeal to make a payment to another in respect of the costs borne by the other party. Sub-paragraphs (6) and (7) of paragraph 13 provide that sums required to be paid by an order must be paid within 5 days and sums which are outstanding after this period shall bear interest at a rate determined in the order.

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