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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recommendations

54.The Act gives the CMA a new power, to use at its discretion, to publish recommendations on the impact on competition of proposals for legislation. This relates to an aspect of Government’s ‘Strategic Steer’ to the CMA where Government stated that it ‘sees the CMA playing a key role in challenging Government where Government is creating barriers to competition’.

55.Government has committed to accept the CMA’s recommendations for improving competition, and there is a presumption that all will be accepted unless there are strong policy reasons not to do so.

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