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SCHEDULE 15E+W+S+N.I.Minor and consequential amendments: Part 4

Enterprise Act 2002 (c. 40)E+W+S+N.I.

23(1)Section 46B (extension of preliminary assessment period) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)For subsection (1) substitute—

(1)The CMA may extend the preliminary assessment period for the purposes of section 46A if it considers that any of the persons carrying on the enterprises concerned has failed (whether with or without reasonable excuse) to comply with any requirement of a notice under section 109.

(3)Omit subsection (2).

(4)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)An extension under subsection (1) shall come into force when published under section 107.

(3A)An extension under subsection (1) shall continue in force until—

(a)the person concerned provides the information or documents to the satisfaction of the CMA or (as the case may be) appears as a witness in accordance with the requirements of the CMA; or

(b)the CMA publishes its decision to cancel the extension.

(5)Omit subsection (4).


Commencement Information

I1Sch. 15 para. 23 in force at 1.4.2014 by S.I. 2014/416, art. 2(1)(f) (with Sch.)