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Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 UK Green Investment Bank

    1. 1.The green purposes

    2. 2.Designation of the UK Green Investment Bank

    3. 3.Alteration of the objects of the UK Green Investment Bank

    4. 4.Financial assistance

    5. 5.Accounts, reports and payments to directors

    6. 6.Documents to be laid before Parliament

  3. PART 2 Employment

    1. Conciliation

      1. 7.Conciliation before institution of proceedings

      2. 8.Extension of limitation periods to allow for conciliation

      3. 9.Extended power to define “relevant proceedings” for conciliation purposes

    2. ACAS

      1. 10.ACAS: prohibition on disclosure of information

    3. Procedure for deciding tribunal cases

      1. 11.Decisions by legal officers

      2. 12.Composition of Employment Appeal Tribunal

    4. Unfair dismissal

      1. 13.Dismissal for political opinions: no qualifying period of employment

      2. 14.Confidentiality of negotiations before termination of employment

      3. 15.Power by order to increase or decrease limit of compensatory award

    5. Financial penalties

      1. 16.Power of employment tribunal to impose financial penalty on employers etc

    6. Protected disclosures

      1. 17.Disclosures not protected unless believed to be made in the public interest

      2. 18.Power to reduce compensation where disclosure not made in good faith

      3. 19.Worker subjected to detriment by co-worker or agent of employer

      4. 20.Extension of meaning of “worker”

    7. Miscellaneous

      1. 21.Tribunal procedure: miscellaneous

      2. 22.Indexation of amounts: timing and rounding

      3. 23.Renaming of “compromise agreements”, “compromise contracts” and “compromises”

    8. General

      1. 24.Transitional provision

  4. PART 3 The Competition and Markets Authority

    1. 25.The Competition and Markets Authority

    2. 26.Abolition of the Competition Commission and the OFT

    3. 27.Transfer schemes

    4. 28.Transitional provision: consultation

  5. PART 4 Competition Reform

    1. CHAPTER 1 Mergers

      1. Investigation powers

        1. 29.Investigation powers: mergers

      2. Interim measures

        1. 30.Interim measures: pre-emptive action: mergers

        2. 31.Interim measures: financial penalties: mergers

      3. Time-limits

        1. 32.Time-limits etc: mergers

    2. CHAPTER 2 Markets

      1. Cross-market investigations

        1. 33.Power of CMA to make cross-market references

        2. 34.Ministerial power to make cross-market references

      2. Public interest interventions

        1. 35.Public interest interventions in markets investigations

      3. Investigation powers

        1. 36.Investigation powers: markets

      4. Interim measures

        1. 37.Interim measures: pre-emptive action: markets

      5. Time-limits and procedure

        1. 38.Market studies and market investigations: consultation and time-limits

    3. CHAPTER 3 Anti-trust

      1. Investigation powers

        1. 39.Investigations: power to ask questions

        2. 40.Civil enforcement of investigation powers

        3. 41.Extension of powers to issue warrants to CAT

        4. 42.Part 1 of the 1998 Act: procedural matters

      2. Interim measures and other sanctions

        1. 43.Threshold for interim measures

        2. 44.Penalties: guidance etc.

      3. Miscellaneous

        1. 45.Power for Secretary of State to impose time-limits on investigations etc.

        2. 46.Review of operation of Part 1 of 1998 Act

    4. CHAPTER 4 Cartels

      1. 47.Cartel offence

      2. 48.Extension of power to issue warrants to CAT

    5. CHAPTER 5 Miscellaneous

      1. Enforcement orders: markets and mergers

        1. 49.Enforcement orders: monitoring compliance and determination of disputes

        2. 50.Enforcement orders: provision of information

      2. Concurrency

        1. 51.Powers of sectoral regulators

        2. 52.Power to remove concurrent competition functions of sectoral regulators

        3. 53.Orders under section 52: procedural requirements

      3. Miscellaneous

        1. 54.Recovery of CMA’s costs in respect of price control references

        2. 55.Disclosure etc. of information: offences

        3. 56.Review of certain provisions of Chapters 1 and 2

        4. 57.Minor and consequential amendments

        5. 58.Interpretation

  6. PART 5 Reduction of legislative burdens

    1. Sunset and review

      1. 59.Sunset and review provisions

    2. Heritage planning etc

      1. 60.Listed buildings in England: agreements and orders granting listed building consent

      2. 61.Listed buildings in England: certificates of lawfulness

      3. 62.Osborne estate

      4. 63.Heritage planning regulation

    3. Equality Acts

      1. 64.Commission for Equality and Human Rights

      2. 65.Equality Act 2010: third party harassment of employees

      3. 66.Equality Act 2010: obtaining information for proceedings

    4. Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

      1. 67.Primary authorities

      2. 68.Inspection plans

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 69.Civil liability for breach of health and safety duties

      2. 70.Estate agency work

      3. 71.Bankruptcy applications: determination by adjudicators

      4. 72.Abolition of Agricultural Wages Board and related English bodies

      5. 73.Unnecessary regulation: miscellaneous

  7. PART 6 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Copyright and rights in performances

      1. 74.Exploitation of design derived from artistic work

      2. 75.Penalties under provision amending exceptions: copyright and rights in performances

      3. 76.Power to reduce duration of copyright in transitional cases

      4. 77.Licensing of copyright and performers’ rights

      5. 78.Penalties under provision implementing Directive on term of protection

    2. Payments to directors of quoted companies

      1. 79.Members’ approval of directors’ remuneration policy

      2. 80.Restrictions on payments to directors

      3. 81.Payments to directors: minor and consequential amendments

      4. 82.Payments to directors: transitional provision

    3. Redress schemes: lettings and property management agents

      1. 83.Redress schemes: lettings agency work

      2. 84.Redress schemes: property management work

      3. 85.Orders under section 83 or 84: enforcement

      4. 86.Sections 83 to 85: minor definitions

      5. 87.Approval of redress schemes for the purposes of section 83 or 84

      6. 88.Redress schemes: supplemental

    4. Supply of customer data

      1. 89.Supply of customer data

      2. 90.Supply of customer data: enforcement

      3. 91.Supply of customer data: supplemental

    5. Insolvency: protection of essential supplies

      1. 92.Power to add to supplies protected under Insolvency Act 1986

      2. 93.Corporate insolvency: power to give further protection to essential supplies

      3. 94.Individual insolvency: power to give further protection to essential supplies

      4. 95.Sections 93 and 94: supplemental

    6. Royal Charters

      1. 96.Royal Charters: requirements for Parliamentary approval

    7. Caste as an aspect of race

      1. 97.Equality Act 2010: caste as an aspect of race

    8. Equal pay audits

      1. 98.Power to provide for equal pay audits

    9. General

      1. 99.Consequential amendments, repeals and revocations

      2. 100.Transitional, transitory or saving provision

      3. 101.Financial provision

      4. 102.Extent

      5. 103.Commencement

      6. 104.Short title

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Conciliation: minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)

      2. 2.Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (c. 17)

      3. 3.In section 7 (employment tribunal procedure regulations), in subsection (3ZA)(b),...

      4. 4.In section 7B (mediation), in subsection (5), for “the Advisory,...

      5. 5.(1) Section 18 (conciliation) is amended as follows.

      6. 6.After section 18B (inserted by section 7(1)) insert— Conciliation after...

      7. 7.In section 19A (conciliation: recovery of sums payable under compromises),...

      8. 8.In section 40 (power to amend Act), in subsection (2),...

      9. 9.In section 42 (interpretation), in subsection (1)—

      10. 10.Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18)

      11. 11.National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39)

      12. 12.Employment Act 2008 (c. 24)

      13. 13.Pensions Act 2008 (c. 30)

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Extension of limitation periods to allow for conciliation

      1. 1.Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)

      2. 2.In section 66 (complaint of infringement of right under section...

      3. 3.In section 68A (complaint of infringement of right under section...

      4. 4.In section 70C (section 70B: complaint to employment tribunal), after...

      5. 5.In section 87 (complaint in respect of employer’s failure under...

      6. 6.In section 139 (time limit for proceedings under sections 137...

      7. 7.(1) Section 145C (time limit for proceedings under sections 145A...

      8. 8.In section 147 (time limit for proceedings under section 146),...

      9. 9.(1) Section 171 (time limit for proceedings under sections 168,...

      10. 10.(1) Section 175 (time limit for proceedings under section 174)...

      11. 11.In section 189 (complaint: contravention of section 188), after subsection...

      12. 12.In section 192 (complaint by employee to employment tribunal: contravention...

      13. 13.After section 292 insert— Extension of time limits to facilitate...

      14. 14.In Schedule A1 (collective bargaining: recognition), in paragraph 157 (complaint...

      15. 15.Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18)

      16. 16.In section 11 (references to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      17. 17.In section 23 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      18. 18.In section 34 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      19. 19.In section 48 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of Part...

      20. 20.In section 51 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      21. 21.In section 54 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      22. 22.In section 57 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      23. 23.In section 57ZC (complaint to employment tribunal: agency workers), after...

      24. 24.In section 57B (complaint to employment tribunal: contravention of section...

      25. 25.In section 60 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      26. 26.In section 63 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      27. 27.In section 63C (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      28. 28.In section 63I (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      29. 29.In section 70 (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      30. 30.In section 70A (complaints to employment tribunals: agency workers), after...

      31. 31.In section 80 (complaint to employment tribunal: parental leave), in...

      32. 32.In section 80H (complaints to employment tribunals: contravention of section...

      33. 33.In section 111 (complaints to employment tribunal: contravention of section...

      34. 34.In section 164 (claims for redundancy payment: contravention of section...

      35. 35.After section 207A (extension of time limits because of mediation...

      36. 36.National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39)

      37. 37.In section 11 (failure of employer to allow access to...

      38. 38.After section 11 insert— Extension of time limit to facilitate...

      39. 39.In section 24 (enforcement of right under section 23), in...

      40. 40.Employment Relations Act 1999 (c. 26)

      41. 41.Pensions Act 2008 (c. 30)

      42. 42.Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)

      43. 43.In section 123 (time limits: proceedings under section 120), in...

      44. 44.In section 129 (time limits: proceedings under section 127)—

      45. 45.After section 140A (extension of time limits because of mediation...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Financial penalties: minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)

      2. 2.Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (c. 17)

      3. 3.Before section 13 insert— Costs etc, interest and enforcement ....

      4. 4.(1) In section 41 (orders, regulations and rules), in subsection...

      5. 5.Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18)

      6. 6.Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/93)

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Competition and Markets Authority

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.Membership

        2. 2.Terms and conditions

        3. 3.Term of appointment

        4. 4.Re-appointment

        5. 5.Remuneration etc of members

        6. 6.Resignation

        7. 7.Termination of membership

        8. 8.Status

        9. 9.Chief executive and other staff

        10. 10.(1) The CMA may appoint other members of staff.

        11. 11.A person holding office as a member of the Competition...

        12. 12.Annual plan

        13. 13.(1) Before finalising an annual plan, the CMA must draw...

        14. 14.Performance report

        15. 15.The CMA may— (a) prepare other reports about matters relating...

        16. 16.Concurrency report

        17. 17.Documents

        18. 18.Membership of committees and sub-committees

        19. 19.Additional powers

        20. 20.(1) The CMA may do anything that is calculated to...

        21. 21.Public records

        22. 22.Parliamentary Commissioner

        23. 23.Disqualification

        24. 24.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

        25. 25.Freedom of information

        26. 26.Equality

      2. PART 2 The CMA Board

        1. 27.Membership

        2. 28.Functions

        3. 29.Delegation

        4. 30.Paragraph 29(1) is subject to provision in rules made under...

        5. 31.Proceedings

        6. 32.Validity

        7. 33.Reference of matter to the chair

      3. PART 3 The CMA panel

        1. 34.The CMA panel

        2. 35.Membership of CMA panel

        3. 36.Constitution of CMA groups

        4. 37.Membership of CMA groups

        5. 38.(1) Each CMA group is to consist of at least...

        6. 39.The validity of anything done by a CMA group is...

        7. 40.Termination of person’s membership of a CMA group

        8. 41.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if the chair considers that—

        9. 42.A person ceases to be a member of a CMA...

        10. 43.Replacement of a member of a CMA group

        11. 44.Continuity on removal or replacement

        12. 45.Attendance of other members

        13. 46.Powers of chair pending group’s constitution and first meeting

        14. 47.(1) The chair may, on behalf of the CMA, exercise...

        15. 48.Performance of functions of chair with respect to constitution etc of CMA group

        16. 49.Independence of groups

        17. 50.Casting votes

        18. 51.Requirement to make rules of procedure for certain groups

        19. 52.(1) In determining how to proceed in accordance with rules...

        20. 53.(1) Rules made under paragraph 51 may—

        21. 54.Procedure of other CMA groups

        22. 55.CMA group decision: requirement for two thirds majority

        23. 56.(1) This paragraph applies for the purposes of Part 3...

        24. 57.(1) This paragraph applies for the purposes of Part 4...

        25. 58.A decision made by a CMA group is also subject...

      4. PART 4 Interpretation and transitional and transitory provision

        1. 59.Interpretation

        2. 60.References in this Schedule to the commencement date are to...

        3. 61.Members of the Competition Commission

        4. 62.Except as provided for by paragraph 61, a person who...

        5. 63.References in paragraphs 61 and 62 to a panel member...

        6. 64.Financial years of the CMA

        7. 65.First annual plan of the CMA

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Amendments related to Part 3

      1. PART 1 Transfer of functions under the 1998 Act to the CMA

        1. 1.The Competition Act 1998 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.In section 6 (block exemptions), in subsections (1) and (6),...

        3. 3.In section 8 (block exemptions: procedure), in subsections (1) to...

        4. 4.In section 10 (parallel exemptions), in subsections (5), (7) and...

        5. 5.(1) Section 25 (power to investigate) is amended as follows....

        6. 6.In section 26 (powers when conducting investigations), in subsections (1)...

        7. 7.In section 27 (power to enter business premises without a...

        8. 8.(1) Section 28 (power to enter business premises under a...

        9. 9.In section 28A (power to enter domestic premises under a...

        10. 10.In section 31 (decisions following an investigation), in subsections (1)...

        11. 11.In section 31A (commitments), in subsections (1) to (4), for...

        12. 12.In section 31B (effect of commitments under section 31A), in...

        13. 13.In section 31C (review of commitments), in subsections (1) and...

        14. 14.In section 31D (guidance), in subsections (1) to (3), (5),...

        15. 15.In section 31E (enforcement of commitments), in subsection (1), for...

        16. 16.In section 32 (directions in relation to agreements), in subsection...

        17. 17.In section 33 (directions in relation to conduct), in subsection...

        18. 18.In section 34 (enforcement of directions), in subsection (1), for...

        19. 19.In section 35 (interim measures), in subsections (1) to (4),...

        20. 20.In section 36 (penalties), in subsections (1) to (5), (8)...

        21. 21.In section 37 (recovery of penalties), in subsection (1), for...

        22. 22.In section 38 (the appropriate level of a penalty), in...

        23. 23.In section 39 (limited immunity in relation to the Chapter...

        24. 24.In section 40 (limited immunity in relation to the Chapter...

        25. 25.In section 44 (false or misleading information), in subsections (1)...

        26. 26.In section 46 (appealable decisions), in subsections (1) to (3),...

        27. 27.In section 47 (third party appeals), in subsection (1), for...

        28. 28.In section 47A (monetary claims before Tribunal), in subsections (6)...

        29. 29.In section 50 (vertical agreements and land agreements), in subsection...

        30. 30.In the cross-heading preceding section 51, for “OFT’s” substitute “CMA’s”....

        31. 31.(1) Section 51 (rules) is amended as follows.

        32. 32.(1) Section 52 (advice and information) is amended as follows....

        33. 33.In section 54 (regulators), in subsections (2), (5) and (7),...

        34. 34.In section 57 (defamation), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

        35. 35.In the cross-heading preceding section 58, for “OFT” substitute “CMA”....

        36. 36.(1) Section 58 (findings of fact) is amended as follows....

        37. 37.In section 58A (findings of infringements), in subsections (3) and...

        38. 38.(1) Section 59 (interpretation of Part 1) is amended as...

        39. 39.In section 60 (principles to be applied in determining questions),...

        40. 40.In section 61 (interpretation of Part 2), in subsection (1)—...

        41. 41.In section 62 (power to enter business premises under a...

        42. 42.In section 62A (power to enter non-business premises under a...

        43. 43.In section 62B (powers when conducting Article 22(2) inspection), in...

        44. 44.In section 63 (power to enter business premises under a...

        45. 45.(1) Section 65C (interpretation of Part 2A) is amended as...

        46. 46.In section 65D (power to conduct an Article 22(1) investigation),...

        47. 47.In section 65E (powers when conducting Article 22(1) investigations), in...

        48. 48.In section 65F (power to enter business premises without a...

        49. 49.In section 65G (power to enter business premises under a...

        50. 50.In section 65H (power to enter domestic premises under a...

        51. 51.In section 65N (false or misleading information), in subsections (1)...

        52. 52.In section 75A (rules in relation to Parts 2 and...

        53. 53.(1) Schedule 1 (exclusions: mergers and concentrations) is amended as...

        54. 54.In Schedule 2 (exclusions: other competition scrutiny), in Part 3,...

        55. 55.(1) Schedule 3 (general exclusions) is amended as follows.

        56. 56.(1) Schedule 6A (commitments) is amended as follows.

        57. 57.(1) Schedule 8 (appeals) is amended as follows.

        58. 58.(1) Schedule 9 (rules under section 51) is amended as...

      2. PART 2 Transfer of functions under the 2002 Act to the CMA

        1. 59.The Enterprise Act 2002 is amended as follows.

        2. 60.Part 1

        3. 61.In section 6 (provision of information etc to the public),...

        4. 62.(1) Section 7 (provision of information and advice to Ministers...

        5. 63.Omit section 8 (promoting good consumer practice).

        6. 64.(1) Section 11 (super-complaints) is amended as follows.

        7. 65.For the title to Part 1 substitute “General functions of...

        8. 66.Part 2

        9. 67.Part 3

        10. 68.In section 23 (relevant merger situations), in subsection (9), in...

        11. 69.In section 24 (time-limits and prior notice), in subsection (2),...

        12. 70.In section 25 (extension of time-limits), in subsections (1) to...

        13. 71.In section 28 (turnover test), in subsection (5), for “OFT”...

        14. 72.(1) Section 33 (duty to make references in relation to...

        15. 73.(1) Section 34A (duty where case referred by the European...

        16. 74.Before section 35 (but after the italic cross-heading immediately preceding...

        17. 75.In section 35 (questions to be decided in relation to...

        18. 76.In section 36 (questions to be decided in relation to...

        19. 77.(1) Section 37 (cancellation and variation of references under section...

        20. 78.(1) Section 38 (investigations and reports on references under section...

        21. 79.In section 39 (time-limits for investigations and reports), in subsections...

        22. 80.In section 40 (section 39: supplementary), in subsections (10), (11)...

        23. 81.In section 41 (duty to remedy effects of completed or...

        24. 82.(1) Section 42 (intervention by Secretary of State in certain...

        25. 83.(1) Section 43 (intervention notices under section 42) is amended...

        26. 84.(1) Section 44 (investigation and report) is amended as follows....

        27. 85.(1) Section 45 (power of Secretary of State to refer...

        28. 86.In section 46 (references under section 46: supplementary), in subsection...

        29. 87.(1) Section 46A (cases referred by European Commission where intervention...

        30. 88.Before section 47 (but after the italic cross-heading immediately preceding...

        31. 89.In section 47 (questions to be decided on references under...

        32. 90.In section 48 (cases where references on certain questions need...

        33. 91.In section 49 (variation of references under section 45), in...

        34. 92.In section 50 (investigations and reports on references under section...

        35. 93.(1) Section 51 (time-limits for investigations and reports) is amended...

        36. 94.Section 52 (section 51: supplementary), in subsections (10), (11) and...

        37. 95.(1) Section 53 (restrictions on action where public interest considerations...

        38. 96.(1) Section 54 (decision of Secretary of State in public...

        39. 97.In section 55 (enforcement action by Secretary of State), in...

        40. 98.(1) Section 56 (competition cases where intervention on public interest...

        41. 99.(1) Section 57 (duties of authorities to inform Secretary of...

        42. 100.In section 58 (specified considerations), in subsection (4)(b) for “OFT,...

        43. 101.(1) Section 59 (intervention by Secretary of State in special...

        44. 102.(1) Section 60 (special intervention notices under section 59) is...

        45. 103.(1) In section 61 (initial investigation and report) is amended...

        46. 104.(1) Section 62 (power of Secretary of State to refer...

        47. 105.Before section 63 insert— Functions to be exercised by CMA...

        48. 106.In section 63 (questions to be decided on references under...

        49. 107.In section 64 (cancellation and variation of references under section...

        50. 108.In section 65 (investigations and reports on references under section...

        51. 109.In section 66 (decision and enforcement action by Secretary of...

        52. 110.In section 67 (intervention to protect legitimate interests), in subsections...

        53. 111.In section 68 (scheme for protecting legitimate interests), in subsection...

        54. 112.In section 72 (initial enforcement orders), in subsections (2), (6)...

        55. 113.In section 73 (undertakings in lieu of references), in subsections...

        56. 114.In section 74 (effect of undertakings under section 73), in...

        57. 115.In section 75 (order making power where undertakings under section...

        58. 116.(1) Section 76 (supplementary interim order-making power) is amended as...

        59. 117.In section 77 (restrictions on certain dealings: completed mergers), in...

        60. 118.In section 78 (restrictions on certain dealings: anticipated mergers), in...

        61. 119.(1) Section 79 (sections 77 and 78: further interpretation provisions)...

        62. 120.(1) Section 80 (interim undertakings) is amended as follows.

        63. 121.(1) Section 81 (interim orders) is amended as follows.

        64. 122.In section 82 (final undertakings), in subsections (1), (2) and...

        65. 123.(1) Section 83 (order-making powers where final undertakings not fulfilled)...

        66. 124.(1) Section 84 (final orders) is amended as follows.

        67. 125.In section 85 (enforcement regime for public interest and special...

        68. 126.(1) Section 91 (register of undertakings and orders) is amended...

        69. 127.In the italic cross-heading preceding section 92, for “OFT” substitute...

        70. 128.(1) Section 92 (duty to monitor undertakings and orders) is...

        71. 129.(1) Section 93 (further role in relation to undertakings and...

        72. 130.(1) Section 94 (rights to enforce undertakings and orders) is...

        73. 131.(1) Section 95 (rights to enforce statutory restrictions) is amended...

        74. 132.(1) Section 96 (merger notices) is amended as follows.

        75. 133.(1) Section 99 (certain functions in relation to merger notices)...

        76. 134.In section 100 (exceptions to protection given by merger notices),...

        77. 135.(1) Section 104 (certain duties of relevant authorities to consult)...

        78. 136.In section 104A (public consultation in relation to media mergers),...

        79. 137.(1) Section 105 (general information duties) is amended as follows....

        80. 138.(1) Section 106 (advice and information about references under sections...

        81. 139.In section 106A (advice and information in relation to media...

        82. 140.In section 106B (general advisory duties of OFCOM), in subsections...

        83. 141.(1) Section 107 (further publicity requirements) is amended as follows....

        84. 142.In section 108 (defamation), for “OFT, OFCOM, the Commission” substitute...

        85. 143.In section 109 (attendance of witnesses and production of documents...

        86. 144.In section 110 (enforcement of powers under section 109: general),...

        87. 145.In section 111 (penalties), in subsections (1), (5) and (8),...

        88. 146.In section 112 (penalties: main procedural requirements), in subsections (1)...

        89. 147.In section 113 (payment and interest by instalments), in subsections...

        90. 148.In section 114 (appeals in relation to penalties), in subsections...

        91. 149.In section 115 (recovery of penalties), for “Commission” (in each...

        92. 150.In section 116 (statement of policy), in subsections (1), (3)...

        93. 151.In section 117 (false or misleading information), in subsections (1)...

        94. 152.(1) Section 118 (excisions from reports) is amended as follows....

        95. 153.(1) Section 119 (minority reports) is amended as follows.

        96. 154.(1) Section 119B (monitoring role in relation to media mergers)...

        97. 155.In section 120 (review of decisions under Part 3), in...

        98. 156.(1) Section 121 (fees) is amended as follows.

        99. 157.(1) Section 122 (primacy of EU law) is amended as...

        100. 158.Section 123 (power to alter share of supply test), in...

        101. 159.(1) Section 130 (index of defined expressions) is amended as...

        102. 160.(1) Schedule 7 (enforcement regime for public interest and special...

        103. 161.(1) Schedule 8 (provision that may be contained in certain...

        104. 162.In Schedule 10 (procedural requirements for certain enforcement undertakings and...

        105. 163.Part 4

        106. 164.(1) Section 132 (ministerial power to make market investigation references)...

        107. 165.In section 133 (contents of references), in subsection (2), for...

        108. 166.Before section 134 (but after the italic cross-heading immediately preceding...

        109. 167.(1) Section 134 (questions to be decided on market investigation...

        110. 168.(1) Section 135 (variation of references) is amended as follows....

        111. 169.(1) Section 136 (investigations and reports on market investigation references)...

        112. 170.In section 137 (time-limits for market investigations and reports), in...

        113. 171.In section 138 (duty to remedy adverse effects), in subsections...

        114. 172.In section 139 (public interest intervention by the Secretary of...

        115. 173.In section 140 (intervention notices under section 139(1)), in subsection...

        116. 174.In section 141 (questions to be decided), in subsections (2)...

        117. 175.(1) Section 142 (investigations and reports) is amended as follows....

        118. 176.In section 143 (publication etc. of reports), in subsections (1),...

        119. 177.In section 144 (time-limits for investigations and reports in public...

        120. 178.In section 145 (restrictions where public interest considerations not finalised),...

        121. 179.In section 146 (decision of Secretary of State), in subsections...

        122. 180.In section 147 (remedial action by Secretary of State), in...

        123. 181.(1) Section 148 (reversion of the matter) is amended as...

        124. 182.In section 149 (intervention notices under section 139(2)), in subsections...

        125. 183.(1) Section 150 (power of veto of Secretary of State)...

        126. 184.(1) Section 151 (further interaction of intervention notices with general...

        127. 185.(1) Section 152 (certain duties in relation to providing information)...

        128. 186.In section 153 (specified considerations for purposes of Part 4),...

        129. 187.In section 154 (undertakings in lieu of market investigation references),...

        130. 188.In section 155 (undertakings in lieu: procedural requirements), in subsections...

        131. 189.In section 156 (effect of undertakings under section 154), in...

        132. 190.In section 159 (final undertakings: Part 4), in subsections (1),...

        133. 191.(1) Section 160 (order-making power where final undertakings not fulfilled:...

        134. 192.(1) Section 161 (final orders: Part 4) is amended as...

        135. 193.For the italic cross-heading before section 162 substitute “Undertakings and...

        136. 194.(1) Section 162 (duty to monitor undertakings and orders: Part...

        137. 195.(1) Section 163 (further role in relation to undertakings and...

        138. 196.(1) Section 166 (register of undertakings and orders: Part 4)...

        139. 197.(1) Section 167 (rights to enforce undertakings and orders under...

        140. 198.In section 168 (regulated markets), in subsections (1), (2), (6)...

        141. 199.In section 169 (certain duties of relevant authorities to consult:...

        142. 200.(1) Section 170 (general information duties) is amended as follows....

        143. 201.(1) Section 171 (advice and information: Part 4) is amended...

        144. 202.(1) Section 172 (further publicity requirements: Part 4) is amended...

        145. 203.In section 173 (defamation)— (a) for “OFT” substitute “CMA”,

        146. 204.In section 174 (investigatory powers), in subsections (3) to (5),...

        147. 205.In section 177 (excisions from reports: Part 4), in subsections...

        148. 206.(1) Section 178 (minority reports: Part 4) is amended as...

        149. 207.In section 179 (review of decisions under Part 4), in...

        150. 208.In section 183 (interpretation of Part 4), in subsection (3),...

        151. 209.(1) Section 184 (index of defined expressions: Part 4) is...

        152. 210.Part 6

        153. 211.In section 192 (investigation of cartel offences), in subsections (1)...

        154. 212.In section 193 (powers when conducting an investigation), in subsections...

        155. 213.In section 194 (power to enter premises under a warrant),...

        156. 214.In section 195 (exercise of powers by authorised person), in...

        157. 215.In section 196 (privileged information etc), in subsection (2)(b), for...

        158. 216.In section 201 (offences), in subsection (4)(a), for “OFT” substitute...

        159. 217.Part 11

      3. PART 3 Abolition of the Competition Commission

        1. 218.Amendments of the 1998 Act

        2. 219.In the heading of Chapter 4 of Part 1, omit...

        3. 220.Omit section 45 (establishment of Competition Commission) and the cross-...

        4. 221.In section 59 (interpretation of Part 1), in subsection (1),...

        5. 222.Omit Schedule 7 (Competition Commission).

        6. 223.Omit Schedule 7A (Competition Commission: procedural rules for mergers and...

        7. 224.Amendments of the 2002 Act

        8. 225.Omit sections 185 to 187 (the Competition Commission).

        9. 226.In Schedule 3 (the Competition Service), omit Part 2 (transfers...

        10. 227.Omit Schedule 11 (the Competition Commission).

        11. 228.Omit Schedule 12 (Competition Commission: certain procedural rules).

      4. PART 4 Abolition of the Office of Fair Trading

        1. 229.Omit sections 1 to 4 of, and Schedule 1 to,...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Regulatory appeals etc: minor and consequential amendments

      1. PART 1 Amendments to Acts

        1. 1.Competition Act 1980 (c. 21)

        2. 2.(1) Section 11 (reference of public bodies and certain other...

        3. 3.In section 11A (references under section 11: time-limits), in subsections...

        4. 4.(1) Section 11C (references under section 11: further supplementary provisions)...

        5. 5.In section 12 (orders following report under section 11), in...

        6. 6.In section 16 (general provisions as to reports), in subsection...

        7. 7.In section 17 (laying before Parliament and publication of reports),...

        8. 8.In section 33 (short title, interpretation, etc), in subsection (2),...

        9. 9.Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 46)

        10. 10.In section 25A (rights of audience in the Court of...

        11. 11.(1) Section 64A (advisory and supervisory functions) is amended as...

        12. 12.(1) Section 64C (investigatory powers) is amended as follows.

        13. 13.In section 64CA (enforcement of notices under section 64C), in...

        14. 14.(1) In section 65 (interpretation), in subsection (1)—

        15. 15.Gas Act 1986 (c. 44)

        16. 16.(1) Section 23B (appeals) is amended as follows.

        17. 17.(1) Section 23C (procedure on appeal) is amended as follows....

        18. 18.(1) Section 23D (determination of appeal) is amended as follows....

        19. 19.(1) Section 23E (powers on allowing appeal) is amended as...

        20. 20.(1) Section 23F (time limits for determination of appeal) is...

        21. 21.(1) Section 23G (supplementary provision about determination of appeal) is...

        22. 22.In section 27 (modification by order under other enactments), in...

        23. 23.(1) Section 41D (application by Authority for order including new...

        24. 24.(1) Section 41E (references) is amended as follows.

        25. 25.In section 41EA (references under section 41E: time limits), in...

        26. 26.In section 41EB (references under section 41E: application of the...

        27. 27.(1) Section 41F (reports on references) is amended as follows....

        28. 28.In section 48 (interpretation of Part 1), in subsection (1),...

        29. 29.(1) Schedule 4A (procedure for appeals under section 23B) is...

        30. 30.Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29)

        31. 31.(1) Section 11C (appeals) is amended as follows.

        32. 32.(1) Section 11D (procedure on appeal) is amended as follows....

        33. 33.(1) Section 11E (determination of appeal) is amended as follows....

        34. 34.(1) Section 11F (powers on allowing appeal) is amended as...

        35. 35.(1) Section 11G (time limits for determination of appeal) is...

        36. 36.(1) Section 11H (supplementary provision about determination of appeal) is...

        37. 37.In section 15 (modification by order under other enactments), in...

        38. 38.(1) Section 56B (application for order including new activities) is...

        39. 39.(1) Section 56C (references) is amended as follows.

        40. 40.In section 56CA (references under section 56C: time limits), in...

        41. 41.In section 56CB (references under section 56C: application of Enterprise...

        42. 42.(1) Section 56D (reports on references) is amended as follows....

        43. 43.In section 64 (interpretation etc of Part 1), in subsection...

        44. 44.(1) Schedule 5A (procedure for appeals under section 11C) is...

        45. 45.Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (c. 40)

        46. 46.In section 26 (consideration of applications made under section 25),...

        47. 47.In section 31 (rules of conduct), in subsection (2), for...

        48. 48.(1) Section 40 (advisory and supervisory functions of Director) is...

        49. 49.(1) Section 41 (investigatory powers of Director) is amended as...

        50. 50.In section 41A (enforcement of notices under section 41), in...

        51. 51.In section 44 (interpretation of Part 2)—

        52. 52.Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

        53. 53.(1) Section 12 (determinations under conditions of appointment) is amended...

        54. 54.(1) Section 14 (modification references) is amended as follows.

        55. 55.In section 14A (references under section 14: time limits), in...

        56. 56.(1) Section 15 (reports on modification references) is amended as...

        57. 57.In section 16 (modification following report), in subsections (1) and...

        58. 58.(1) Section 16A (power of veto following report) is amended...

        59. 59.(1) Section 16B (power of veto following report: supplementary) is...

        60. 60.In section 17 (modification by order under other enactments), in...

        61. 61.(1) Section 17K (water supply licences: modification references) is amended...

        62. 62.In section 17L (references under section 17K: time limits), in...

        63. 63.(1) Section 17N (water supply licences: reports on modification references)...

        64. 64.In section 17O (water supply licences: modification following report), in...

        65. 65.(1) Section 17P (water supply licences: power of veto following...

        66. 66.(1) Section 17Q (section 17P: supplementary) is amended as follows....

        67. 67.In section 17R (water supply licences: modification by order under...

        68. 68.In section 219 (general interpretation), in subsection (1)—

        69. 69.Railways Act 1993 (c. 43)

        70. 70.(1) Section 13 (modification references) is amended as follows.

        71. 71.In section 13A (references under section 13: time limits), in...

        72. 72.(1) In section 13B (application of Enterprise Act 2002), in...

        73. 73.(1) Section 14 (reports on modification references) is amended as...

        74. 74.In section 15 (modification following report), in subsections (1), (4A),...

        75. 75.(1) Section 15A (power to veto modifications following report) is...

        76. 76.(1) Section 15B (making of modifications) is amended as follows....

        77. 77.(1) Section 15C (sections 15A and 15B: supplementary) is amended...

        78. 78.In section 16 (modification by order under other enactments), in...

        79. 79.(1) Section 74 (annual and other reports) is amended as...

        80. 80.In section 83 (interpretation of Part 1), in subsection (1)—...

        81. 81.(1) Schedule 4A (review of access charges by regulators) is...

        82. 82.Utilities Act 2000 (c. 27)

        83. 83.(1) Section 5 (annual and other reports of Authority) is...

        84. 84.Section 104 (specialist members of the Competition Commission) is omitted....

        85. 85.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

        86. 86.(1) Section 12 (references) is amended as follows.

        87. 87.In section 12A (references under section 12: time limits), in...

        88. 88.In section 12B (references under section 12: application of Enterprise...

        89. 89.(1) Section 13 (reports on references) is amended as follows....

        90. 90.(1) Section 14 (modification following report) is amended as follows....

        91. 91.(1) Section 15 (power to give direction) is amended as...

        92. 92.(1) Section 16 (position where direction given) is amended as...

        93. 93.(1) Section 17 (duty as to modifications under section 16)...

        94. 94.(1) Section 18 (sections 15 and 16: general) is amended...

        95. 95.In section 19 (modification by order under other enactments), in...

        96. 96.(1) Schedule 10 (competition test: functions and agreements relating to...

        97. 97.Communications Act 2003 (c. 21)

        98. 98.(1) Section 193 (reference of price control matters) is amended...

        99. 99.Section 194 (composition of Competition Commission for price control references)...

        100. 100.In section 197 (interpretation of Chapter 3), before the definition...

        101. 101.Energy Act 2004 (c. 20)

        102. 102.(1) Section 173 (appeals) is amended as follows.

        103. 103.(1) Section 174 (procedure on appeals) is amended as follows....

        104. 104.(1) Section 175 (determination of appeals) is amended as follows....

        105. 105.Section 176 is omitted.

        106. 106.Section 177 is omitted.

        107. 107.(1) Schedule 22 (procedure for appeals under section 173) is...

        108. 108.Legal Services Act 2007 (c. 29)

        109. 109.(1) Section 57 (reports) is amended as follows.

        110. 110.(1) Section 58 (Board’s response to report) is amended as...

        111. 111.(1) Section 59 (referral of report by Lord Chancellor) is...

        112. 112.(1) Section 60 (duties of the Competition Commission) is amended...

        113. 113.(1) Section 61 (Lord Chancellor’s power to give directions) is...

        114. 114.In section 66 (Board’s power to recommend orders), in subsection...

        115. 115.In section 67 (effect of Board’s designation as approved regulator),...

        116. 116.In section 207 (interpretation), in subsection (1)—

        117. 117.(1) Schedule 4 (approved regulators) is amended as follows.

        118. 118.(1) Schedule 6 (alteration of reserved legal activities) is amended...

        119. 119.(1) Schedule 7 (directions: procedure) is amended as follows.

        120. 120.(1) Schedule 8 (intervention directions: procedure) is amended as follows....

        121. 121.(1) Schedule 9 (cancellation of designation as approved regulator) is...

        122. 122.(1) Schedule 10 (designation of approved regulators as licensing authorities)...

        123. 123.In Schedule 24 (index of defined expressions)—

        124. 124.Postal Services Act 2011 (c. 5)

        125. 125.(1) Section 59 (price control decisions) is amended as follows....

        126. 126.In section 60 (section 59: supplementary), in subsections (1) and...

        127. 127.Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7)

        128. 128.(1) Section 101 (licence condition modification references) is amended as...

        129. 129.In section 102 (modification of conditions by order under other...

        130. 130.In section 103 (standard condition as to transparency of certain...

        131. 131.(1) Section 120 (responses to consultation on proposals for national...

        132. 132.(1) Section 121 (determination on reference under section 120) is...

        133. 133.In section 122 (changes following determination on reference under section...

        134. 134.(1) Section 123 (power to veto changes proposed under section...

        135. 135.(1) Section 142 (responses to consultation on proposal to impose...

        136. 136.(1) Section 149 (electronic communications) is amended as follows.

        137. 137.In section 150 (interpretation etc. of Part 3), in subsection...

        138. 138.(1) Schedule 10 (references by Monitor under section 101 or...

        139. 139.(1) Schedule 12 (procedure on references under section 120) is...

        140. 140.Civil Aviation Act 2012 (c. 19)

        141. 141.(1) Section 24 (appeals: conditions of new licences) is amended...

        142. 142.(1) Section 25 (appeals: modification of licence conditions) is amended...

        143. 143.In section 26 (when appeals may be allowed), for “Competition...

        144. 144.(1) Section 27 (determination of appeal) is amended as follows....

        145. 145.(1) Section 28 (determination of appeal: time limits) is amended...

        146. 146.(1) Section 29 (determination of appeal: publication etc) is amended...

        147. 147.(1) Section 30 (procedure on appeals) is amended as follows....

        148. 148.(1) Schedule 2 (appeals under sections 24 and 25) is...

      2. PART 2 Amendments to other enactments

        1. 149.Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (SI 1992/231 (N.I. 1))

        2. 150.In article 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (2), before the definition...

        3. 151.(1) Article 15 (modification references) is amended as follows.

        4. 152.In article 15A (references under article 15: time limits), in...

        5. 153.(1) Article 16 (reports on modification references) is amended as...

        6. 154.In article 17 (modification following report), in paragraphs (1) and...

        7. 155.(1) Article 17A (power to veto modifications following report) is...

        8. 156.In article 18 (modification by order under other statutory provisions),...

        9. 157.(1) Article 53 (annual and other reports) is amended as...

        10. 158.Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (SI 1996/275 (N.I.2))

        11. 159.In article 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (2), before the definition...

        12. 160.(1) Article 15 (modification references) is amended as follows.

        13. 161.In article 15A (references under article 15: time limits), in...

        14. 162.(1) Article 16 (reports on modification references) is amended as...

        15. 163.In article 17 (modification following report), in paragraphs (1) and...

        16. 164.(1) Article 17A (power to veto modifications following report) is...

        17. 165.In article 18 (modification by order under other statutory provisions),...

        18. 166.(1) Article 32 (annual and other reports) is amended as...

        19. 167.Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (SI 2003/419 (N.I. 6))

        20. 168.(1) Article 6 (annual and other reports of the Authority)...

        21. 169.In article 38 (modification of licences), in paragraphs (1) and...

        22. 170.(1) Schedule 2 (orders altering licensable activities) is amended as...

        23. 171.Water Services etc (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2005 (SI 2005/3172)

        24. 172.In article 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (1), for the definition...

        25. 173.(1) Article 3 (references) is amended as follows.

        26. 174.In article 4 (references: time limits), in paragraphs (2) and...

        27. 175.In article 5 (references: powers of investigation), in paragraph (4)(a),...

        28. 176.(1) Article 6 (consultation on proposals) is amended as follows....

        29. 177.(1) Article 7 (reports on references) is amended as follows....

        30. 178.(1) Article 8 (modifications following report) is amended as follows....

        31. 179.(1) Article 9 (power of veto following report) is amended...

        32. 180.(1) Article 10 (article 9: supplementary) is amended as follows....

        33. 181.Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (SI 2006/3336 N.I. 21))

        34. 182.In article 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (2)—

        35. 183.(1) Article 19 (determinations under conditions of appointment) is amended...

        36. 184.(1) Article 21 (modification references) is amended as follows.

        37. 185.In article 22 (references under article 21: time limits), in...

        38. 186.(1) Article 24 (reports on modification references) is amended as...

        39. 187.In article 25 (modifications following report), in paragraphs (1) and...

        40. 188.(1) Article 26 (power of veto following report) is amended...

        41. 189.(1) Article 27 (power of veto following report: supplementary) is...

        42. 190.In article 28 (modification by order under other statutory provisions),...

        43. 191.In article 57 (restrictions on disclosure of information), in sub-paragraph...

        44. 192.Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 16)

        45. 193.In section 8 (pre-approval consideration), in subsection (1)(b), for “OFT”...

        46. 194.In section 15 (initial considerations), in subsections (1) and (2),...

        47. 195.In section 28 (communicating outside), in subsection (1)(e), for “OFT”...

        48. 196.In section 49 (majority ownership), in subsection (5)(b)(iii), for “OFT”...

        49. 197.(1) Section 76 (input) is amended as follows.

        50. 198.In section 92 (certification of bodies), in subsections (4) and...

        51. 199.In section 103 (certification of bodies), in subsections (4) and...

        52. 200.(1) Section 113 (regard to input) is amended as follows....

        53. 201.In section 122 (particular rules), in subsection (2), for “OFT”...

        54. 202.In section 125 (citizens advice bodies), in subsection (4)(b), for...

        55. 203.In section 147 (further modification), in subsection (3)(d), for “OFT”...

        56. 204.(1) In section 149 (definitions), in subsection (1)—

        57. 205.In schedule 2 (directions), in paragraph 4, in sub-paragraph (3),...

        58. 206.In schedule 5 (amendment of authorisation), in paragraph 4, in...

        59. 207.In schedule 6 (rescission of authorisation), in paragraph 4, in...

        60. 208.In schedule 7 (surrender of authorisation), in paragraph 3, in...

        61. 209.In schedule 9 (index of expressions used), in the first...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Mergers: interim measures

      1. 1.Interim measures following references under section 22 or 33

      2. 2.(1) Section 80 (interim undertakings) is amended as follows.

      3. 3.(1) Section 81 (interim orders) is amended as follows.

      4. 4.Interim measures: public interest and special interest cases

      5. 5.Interim measures: duration of interim orders under section 72

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Mergers: time-limits

      1. 1.Part 3 of the 2002 Act (mergers) is amended as...

      2. 2.In section 22 (duty to make references in relation to...

      3. 3.In section 33 (duty to make references in relation to...

      4. 4.After section 34 insert— Time-limits for decisions about references (1) In carrying out its function of deciding whether to...

      5. 5.(1) Section 39 (time-limits for investigations and reports) is amended...

      6. 6.After section 41 (duty to remedy effects of completed or...

      7. 7.After section 73 (undertakings in lieu of references under section...

      8. 8.(1) Section 96 (merger notices) is amended as follows.

      9. 9.Sections 97 and 98 (period for considering merger notices) are...

      10. 10.(1) Section 99 (certain functions in relation to merger notices)...

      11. 11.(1) Section 100 (exceptions to protection given by merger notices)...

      12. 12.(1) Section 101 (merger notices: regulations) is amended as follows....

      13. 13.(1) Section 124 (order and regulations under Part 3) is...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Markets: cross-market references

      1. 1.Part 4 of the 2002 Act (market investigations) is amended...

      2. 2.(1) Section 133 (contents of references) is amended as follows....

      3. 3.(1) Section 134 (questions to be decided on market investigation...

      4. 4.In section 138 (duty to remedy adverse effects), in subsection...

      5. 5.(1) Section 141 (questions to be decided where intervention notice...

      6. 6.In section 147 (remedial action by the Secretary of State),...

      7. 7.In section 154 (undertakings in lieu of references), in subsection...

      8. 8.(1) Section 156 (effect of undertakings under section 154) is...

      9. 9.(1) Section 184 (index of defined expressions for Part 4)...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Markets: public interest interventions

      1. 1.Part 4 of the 2002 Act (market investigations) is amended...

      2. 2.(1) Section 131 (power to make market investigation references) is...

      3. 3.In section 132 (ministerial power to make references), in subsection...

      4. 4.In section 135 (variation of references), in subsection (1), for...

      5. 5.(1) Section 140 (supplementary provision about intervention notices under section...

      6. 6.After section 140A (inserted by section 35) insert— Variation of...

      7. 7.(1) Section 141 (questions to be decided where section 139(1)...

      8. 8.(1) Section 142 (investigations and reports) is amended as follows....

      9. 9.(1) Section 143 (publication etc of reports) is amended as...

      10. 10.After section 143 insert— Full PI references: publication etc of...

      11. 11.(1) Section 144 (time-limits for investigations and reports in public...

      12. 12.(1) Section 145 (restrictions where public interest considerations not finalised:...

      13. 13.(1) Section 146 (decision of Secretary of State) is amended...

      14. 14.After section 146 insert— Full PI references: decision of Secretary...

      15. 15.In section 147 (remedial action by Secretary of State), in...

      16. 16.After section 147 insert— Full PI references: remedial action by...

      17. 17.(1) Section 148 (reversion of the matter) is amended as...

      18. 18.After section 148 insert— Full PI references: reversion of the...

      19. 19.(1) Section 149 (intervention notices under section 139(2)) is amended...

      20. 20.In section 150 (power of veto of Secretary of State:...

      21. 21.(1) Section 151 (further interaction of intervention notices with general...

      22. 22.In section 152 (certain duties in relation to providing information),...

      23. 23.In section 155 (undertakings in lieu: procedural requirements), in subsection...

      24. 24.(1) Section 157 (interim undertakings: Part 4) is amended as...

      25. 25.In section 158 (interim orders: Part 4), in subsection (1)(b),...

      26. 26.In section 159 (final undertakings: Part 4), in subsection (2),...

      27. 27.(1) Section 160 (order-making power where final undertakings not fulfilled:...

      28. 28.In section 161 (final orders: Part 4), in subsection (2),...

      29. 29.In section 169 (certain duties of relevant authorities to consult:...

      30. 30.(1) Section 172 (further publicity requirements: Part 4) is amended...

      31. 31.In section 177 (excisions from reports: Part 4), in subsection...

      32. 32.(1) Section 183 (interpretation: Part 4) is amended as follows....

      33. 33.(1) Section 184 (index of defined expressions in Part 4)...

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Markets: investigation powers

      1. 1.Enforcement of investigation powers

      2. 2.Investigation powers: miscellaneous consequential amendments

      3. 3.Omit section 175 (enforcement of powers under section 174: offences)....

      4. 4.Omit section 176 (investigation powers of the Commission).

      5. 5.In section 179 (review of decisions under Part 4), in...

      6. 6.(1) Section 181 (orders under Part 4) is amended as...

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Markets: time-limits

      1. 1.Market studies and decisions whether to make a reference under section 131

      2. 2.After section 131 of that Act insert— Decisions about references...

      3. 3.Market investigations and reports

      4. 4.Remedies implementation

      5. 5.After section 138 of that Act insert— Time-limits for discharging...

      6. 6.Time-limits: public interest intervention cases

      7. 7.Time-limits: consequential and other minor amendments

      8. 8.In the heading of that Part, at the beginning insert...

      9. 9.In the heading of Chapter 1, at the beginning insert...

      10. 10.(1) Section 132 (ministerial power to make references) is amended...

      11. 11.In section 135 (variation of references), omit subsection (4).

      12. 12.In section 156 (effect of undertakings under section 154), after...

      13. 13.In section 169 (certain duties of relevant authorities to consult:...

      14. 14.(1) Section 172 (further publicity requirements: Part 4) is amended...

      15. 15.In section 179 (review of decisions under Part 4), in...

      16. 16.(1) Section 181 (orders under Part 4) is amended as...

      17. 17.In section 184 (index of defined expressions in Part 4),...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Extension of powers to issue warrants under the 1998 Act to CAT

      1. 1.The 1998 Act is amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Section 28 (power to enter business premises under a...

      3. 3.(1) Section 28A (power to enter domestic premises under a...

      4. 4.In section 61 (interpretation of Part 2), after the definition...

      5. 5.(1) Section 62 (power to enter business premises under a...

      6. 6.(1) Section 62A (power to enter non-business premises under a...

      7. 7.(1) Section 63 (power to enter business premises under a...

      8. 8.In section 65C (interpretation of Part 2A), in subsection (2),...

      9. 9.(1) Section 65G (power to enter business premises under a...

      10. 10.(1) Section 65H (power to enter domestic premises under a...

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Regulators: use of powers under the 1998 Act

      1. 1.Gas Act 1986 (c. 44)

      2. 2.(1) Section 28 (orders for securing compliance) is amended as...

      3. 3.In section 30A (penalties), for subsection (2) substitute—

      4. 4.Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29)

      5. 5.(1) Section 25 (orders for securing compliance) is amended as...

      6. 6.In section 27A (penalties), for subsection (2) substitute—

      7. 7.In section 43 (functions with respect to competition), in subsection...

      8. 8.Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

      9. 9.(1) Section 19 (exception to duty to enforce) is amended...

      10. 10.In section 22A (penalties), for subsection (13) substitute—

      11. 11.Railways Act 1993 (c. 43)

      12. 12.(1) Section 55 (orders for securing compliance) is amended as...

      13. 13.In section 57A (penalties), for subsection (6) substitute—

      14. 14.In section 67 (functions of the Office of Rail Regulation...

      15. 15.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

      16. 16.Communications Act 2003 (c. 21)

      17. 17.In section 94 (notification of contravention of SMP apparatus conditions),...

      18. 18.In section 96A (notification of contravention of condition other than...

      19. 19.Postal Services Act 2011 (c. 5)

      20. 20.Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7)

      21. 21.In section 105 (discretionary requirements), after subsection (3) insert—

      22. 22.In section 106 (enforcement undertakings), after subsection (3) insert—

      23. 23.The Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/231 (N.I. 1))

      24. 24.The Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/419 (N.I. 6))

      25. 25.(1) Article 42 (orders for securing compliance) is amended as...

      26. 26.In article 45 (financial penalties), for paragraph (3) substitute—

      27. 27.The Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (S.I. 2006/3336 (N.I. 21))

      28. 28.(1) Article 31 (exceptions to duty to enforce) is amended...

      29. 29.In article 35 (financial penalties), for paragraph (11) substitute—

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Minor and consequential amendments: Part 4

      1. 1.Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16)

      2. 2.Gas Act 1986 (c. 44)

      3. 3.Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29)

      4. 4.Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

      5. 5.In section 31 (functions with respect to competition), in subsections...

      6. 6.In Schedule 1A (constitution etc. of the Authority), in paragraph...

      7. 7.Railways Act 1993 (c. 43)

      8. 8.Competition Act 1998 (c. 41)

      9. 9.In section 26 (powers when conducting investigations), in subsection (3)(b),...

      10. 10.In section 38 (guidance on level of penalties), in subsection...

      11. 11.In section 54 (regulators), in subsection (1)—

      12. 12.(1) Schedule 1 (exclusions: mergers and concentrations) is amended as...

      13. 13.Utilities Act 2000 (c. 27)

      14. 14.Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

      15. 15.Enterprise Act 2002 (c. 40)

      16. 16.(1) Section 25 (extension of time-limits) is amended as follows....

      17. 17.Omit section 31 (information powers in relation to completed mergers)....

      18. 18.(1) Section 32 (supplementary provision for purposes of sections 25...

      19. 19.(1) Section 34A (duty where case referred by European Commission)...

      20. 20.Omit section 34B (power to request information in referred cases)....

      21. 21.(1) Section 42 (intervention by Secretary of State in certain...

      22. 22.In section 46 (references under section 45: supplementary), in subsection...

      23. 23.(1) Section 46B (extension of preliminary assessment period) is amended...

      24. 24.Omit section 46C (power to request information in referred cases)....

      25. 25.(1) Section 49 (variation of references under section 45) is...

      26. 26.(1) Section 59 (intervention by Secretary of State in special...

      27. 27.(1) Section 64 (cancellation and variation of references under section...

      28. 28.(1) Section 67 (intervention to protect legitimate interests) is amended...

      29. 29.In section 68 (scheme for protecting legitimate interests), in subsection...

      30. 30.In section 77 (restrictions on certain share dealings: completed mergers),...

      31. 31.In section 78 (restrictions on certain share dealings: anticipated mergers),...

      32. 32.In section 89 (subject matter of undertakings), in subsection (2)—...

      33. 33.(1) Section 93 (further role of OFT in relation to...

      34. 34.In section 94 (rights to enforce undertakings and orders), in...

      35. 35.(1) Section 99 (functions in relation to merger notices) is...

      36. 36.(1) Section 107 (further publicity requirements) is amended as follows....

      37. 37.In section 130 (index of defined expressions), omit the entry...

      38. 38.(1) Schedule 7 (enforcement regime for public interest and special...

      39. 39.In Schedule 15 (enactments conferring functions for the purposes of...

      40. 40.Office of Communications Act 2002 (c. 11)

      41. 41.Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (c. 20)

      42. 42.Communications Act 2003 (c. 21)

      43. 43.(1) Section 192 (appeals against decisions by OFCOM etc) is...

      44. 44.In section 193 (reference of price control matters), in subsection...

      45. 45.In section 195 (decisions of the Tribunal), in subsection (9),...

      46. 46.In section 371 (functions under the Competition Act 1998), in...

      47. 47.Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7)

      48. 48.In section 72 (functions under the Competition Act 1998), in...

      49. 49.In Schedule 8 (constitution etc. of Monitor), in paragraph 11,...

      50. 50.Civil Aviation Act 2012 (c. 19)

      51. 51.In section 62 (functions under Competition Act 1998), in subsections...

      52. 52.In section 63 (Competition Act 1998: supplementary), in subsection (1),...

      53. 53.Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (SI 1992/231 (N.I. 1))

      54. 54.Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (SI 1996/275 (N.I. 2))

      55. 55.Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (SI 2003/419 (N.I. 6))

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Local listed building consent orders: procedure

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Heritage planning regulation

      1. 1.National Heritage Act 1983 (c. 47)

      2. 2.Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

      3. 3.In section 108 (compensation for refusal or conditional grant of...

      4. 4.In section 171B (time limits for enforcement of breaches of...

      5. 5.In section 174 (appeal against enforcement notice) before subsection (3)...

      6. 6.After section 196C insert— Conservation areas Offence of failing to...

      7. 7.Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (c. 9)

      8. 8.(1) Section 1 (listing of buildings of special architectural or...

      9. 9.(1) Section 6 (issue of certificate that building not intended...

      10. 10.In section 32(1)(a) (purchase notice on refusal or conditional grant...

      11. 11.In section 62(2) (validity of certain orders and decisions), after...

      12. 12.(1) Section 74 (control of demolition in conservation areas) is...

      13. 13.In section 75 (cases in which section 74 does not...

      14. 14.In section 82(3) (application of Act to land and works...

      15. 15.In section 82A(2) (application to the Crown), after paragraph (c)...

      16. 16.In section 88(2)(c) (rights of entry) after “11” insert “,...

      17. 17.In section 92(2)(b) (application to Isles of Scilly), after “Schedules...

      18. 18.(1) Section 93 (regulations and orders) is amended as follows....

      19. 19.(1) Schedule 3 (determination of certain appeals by person appointed...

      20. 20.Application

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Adjudicators: bankruptcy applications by debtors and bankruptcy orders

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      Adjudicators: minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.The Insolvency Act 1986 is amended in accordance with this...

      2. 2.In section 253 (application for interim order), omit subsection (5)....

      3. 3.In section 255 (cases in which interim order can be...

      4. 4.(1) Section 256A (debtor’s proposal and nominee’s report) is amended...

      5. 5.For the heading to Chapter 1 of Part 9 substitute...

      6. 6.In section 264 (who may present a bankruptcy petition), in...

      7. 7.For section 265 (conditions to be satisfied in respect of...

      8. 8.In section 266 (bankruptcy petitions: other preliminary conditions), in subsection...

      9. 9.(1) Sections 272 to 274A (and the cross-heading immediately preceding...

      10. 10.For the cross-heading immediately before section 278 substitute— CHAPTER 1A...

      11. 11.In section 278 (commencement and continuance), in paragraph (b) (discharge...

      12. 12.In section 279 (duration of bankruptcy), in subsection (6) for...

      13. 13.In section 282 (court’s power to annul bankruptcy order), in...

      14. 14.In section 283 (definition of bankrupt’s estate), in subsection (5)(a)...

      15. 15.(1) Section 284 (restrictions on dispositions of property) is amended...

      16. 16.(1) Section 285 (restriction on proceedings and remedies) is amended...

      17. 17.(1) Section 286 (power to appoint interim receiver) is amended...

      18. 18.In section 288 (statement of affairs), in subsection (1) for...

      19. 19.In section 290 (public examination of bankrupt), in subsection (4)(a)...

      20. 20.In section 293 (summoning of meeting to appoint first trustee),...

      21. 21.In section 295 (failure of meeting to appoint trustee), in...

      22. 22.(1) Section 297 (appointment of trustee of bankrupt’s estate: special...

      23. 23.In section 298 (removal of trustee and vacation of office),...

      24. 24.(1) Section 299 (release of trustee) is amended as follows....

      25. 25.(1) Section 320 (court order vesting disclaimed property) is amended...

      26. 26.In section 321 (orders under section 320 in respect of...

      27. 27.In section 323 (mutual credit and set-off), in subsection (3)...

      28. 28.In section 334 (stay of distribution in case of second...

      29. 29.(1) Section 336 (rights of occupation etc of bankrupt’s spouse...

      30. 30.In section 337 (rights of occupation of bankrupt), in subsection...

      31. 31.In section 339 (transactions at an undervalue), in subsection (1)...

      32. 32.In section 340 (preferences), in subsection (1) for “adjudged” substitute...

      33. 33.In section 341 (meaning of “relevant time” under sections 339...

      34. 34.(1) Section 342 (orders under sections 339 and 340) is...

      35. 35.In section 342A (recovery of excessive pension contributions), in subsection...

      36. 36.In section 343 (extortionate credit transactions), in subsection (1) for...

      37. 37.(1) Section 344 (avoidance of general assignment of book debts)...

      38. 38.In section 345 (contracts to which bankrupt is a party),...

      39. 39.(1) Section 346 (enforcement procedures) is amended as follows.

      40. 40.(1) Section 347 (distress, etc) is amended as follows.

      41. 41.In section 348 (apprenticeships, etc), in subsection (1)(a) for “petition...

      42. 42.In section 350 (application of Chapter 6 of Part 9:...

      43. 43.(1) Section 351 (definitions for the purposes of Chapter 6...

      44. 44.(1) Section 354 (concealment of property) is amended as follows....

      45. 45.(1) Section 355 (concealment of books and papers; falsification) is...

      46. 46.In section 356 (false statements), in subsection (2)(c) before “petition”...

      47. 47.In section 358 (absconding), in paragraph (b) before “petition” insert...

      48. 48.(1) Section 359 (fraudulent dealing with property obtained on credit)...

      49. 49.In section 360 (obtaining credit and engaging in business), in...

      50. 50.(1) Section 364 (power of arrest) is amended as follows....

      51. 51.In section 376 (time limits), after “anything” insert “(including anything...

      52. 52.(1) Section 381 (definition of “bankrupt” and associated terminology) is...

      53. 53.In section 383 (definition of “creditor” etc.), in subsection (1)(b)—...

      54. 54.In section 384 (definitions of “prescribed” and “the rules”), in...

      55. 55.In section 385 (miscellaneous definitions), in subsection (1)—

      56. 56.In section 387 (meaning of “the relevant date”), in subsection...

      57. 57.In section 389A (authorisation of nominees and supervisors), in subsection...

      58. 58.In section 390 (persons not qualified to act as insolvency...

      59. 59.(1) Section 415 (fees orders) is amended as follows.

      60. 60.In section 421A (insolvent estates: joint tenancies), in subsection (9)...

      61. 61.In section 424 (who may apply for an order under...

      62. 62.In Schedule 4ZA (conditions for making a debt relief order),...

      63. 63.(1) In Schedule 4A (bankruptcy restrictions orders), paragraph 2 is...

      64. 64.In Schedule 6 (categories of preferential debts), in paragraph 14(1)...

      65. 65.(1) Schedule 9 (provisions capable of inclusion in individual insolvency...

      66. 66.(1) In the Table in Schedule 10 (punishment of offences),...

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      Abolition of Agricultural Wages Board and related English bodies: consequential provision

      1. 1.In section 28 of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (duty...

      2. 2.The repeals and revocations in the following table have effect....

    21. SCHEDULE 21

      Unnecessary regulation: miscellaneous

      1. PART 1 Notification of TV sales etc

        1. 1.Wireless Telegraphy Act 1967 (c. 72)

        2. 2.In consequence, the repeals in the following table have effect....

        3. 3.Saving provision

      2. PART 2 Water undertakers: in-area ban

        1. 4.Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

      3. PART 3 Bankruptcy early discharge procedure

        1. 5.Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45)

    22. SCHEDULE 22

      Licensing of copyright and performers’ rights

      1. PART 1 Regulation of licensing bodies

        1. 1.In the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, before Schedule...

      2. PART 2 Performers’ rights

        1. 2.Schedule 2A to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988...

        2. 3.In the heading of the Schedule omit “property”.

        3. 4.In paragraph 1, after sub-paragraph (4) insert—

        4. 5.After paragraph 1 insert— Power to provide for licensing of...

        5. 6.In section 205A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act...

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