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The Competition Act 1998 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2000

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Article 2

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS OF THE COMPETITION ACT 1998 COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST MARCH 2000

Provisions of the ActPurpose
Section 1(b) to (d) (enactments repealed)For all purposes
Section 2 (the Chapter I prohibition)For all purposes
Section 3(1)(b)For all remaining purposes
Section 4 (individual exemptions)For all purposes
Section 5 (cancellation etc. of individual exemptions)For all purposes
Section 6 (block exemptions)For all purposes
Section 7 (block exemptions: opposition)For all purposes
Section 8 (block exemption: procedure)For all purposes
Section 9 (exemption criteria)For all purposes
Section 10 (parallel exemptions)For all purposes
Section 11 (exemption for certain agreements)For all purposes
Section 12(1) and (2) (requests for Director to examine agreements)For all purposes
Section 13 (notification for guidance)For all purposes
Section 14 (notification for a decision)For all purposes
Section 15 (effect of guidance)For all purposes
Section 16 (effect of decisions)For all purposes
Section 17 (enactments replaced)For all purposes
Section 18 (Chapter II prohibition)For all purposes
Section 20 (requests for Director to consider conduct)For all purposes
Section 21 (notification for guidance)For all purposes
Section 22 (notification for a decision)For all purposes
Section 23 (effect of guidance)For all purposes
Section 24 (effect of a decision)For all purposes
Sections 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 (powers of investigation and decisions following investigations)For all purposes
Sections 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37 (enforcement)For all purposes
Section 38(8) to (10) (level of penalties)For all purposes
Sections 39 and 40 (limited immunity)For all purposes
Section 41 (agreements notified to Commission)For all purposes
Sections 42 to 44 (offences)For all purposes
Section 46, 47, 49(1), (2) and (4) (appeals)For all purposes
Section 54(1) (regulators)For all purposes
Section 54(2) and (3)For all remaining purposes
Section 55(1) to (5), (7) and (8) and 56 (confidentiality of information)For all purposes
Section 58 (findings of fact by Director)For all purposes
Sections 61 to 65 (investigations in relation to Articles 81 and 82 EC(1))For all purposes
Section 70 (contracts as to patented products)For all purposes
Section 72 (offences by bodies corporate)For all purposes
Section 73 (Crown application)For all purposes
Section 74 (amendments, transitional provisions, savings and repeals)In so far as it relates to the provisions in Schedule 10 brought into force by this Order
Schedule 2 (exclusions: competition scrutiny under other statutes) paragraphs 1 to 5For all purposes
Schedule 5 (procedure for notification under Chapter I) paragraphs 1 to 6For all purposes
Schedule 6 (procedure for notification under Chapter II) paragraphs 1 to 6For all purposes
Schedule 8 (appeals) paragraphs 2 to 4For all purposes
Schedule 10 (regulators) paragraphs 9(3), (4), (6), (7)(a) and (8), 10(3) to (5), (6)(a) and (7), 11(a), 12(3) to (5), (7)(a) and (8), 13(2), (4) to (7), (9) and (10)(a), 14(a), 15(3) to (8), (9)(a) and (10), 16, 17(3) to (5), (7)(a), (8) and (9), 18(3) to (5), (6)(a) and (7)For all purposes
Schedule 10 paragraphs 2 to 8For all remaining purposes
Schedule 11 (interpretation of section 55)For all purposes
Schedule 12 (minor and consequential amendments) paragraphs 1(3)(c), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), 2, 3(a), 4(2), (4) to (8), (10), (13) to (15), 5, 6(b), 7(3) to (5), 8, 9, 10(a), 11, 12, 13, 14(2), 16, 17, 18(a), 19, 20(3) to (6) and 21For all purposes
Schedule 13 (transitional provisions and savings) paragraphs 8 to 10, 12(2), 13 to 18, 19(1) and (2), 20 to 34 and 36 to 39 and 42 to 46For all purposes
Schedule 13 paragraph 12(1)For all remaining purposes
In Part I of Schedule 14 (repeals) the entries relating to section 78(3) of the Fair Trading Act 1973(2), the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976(3), the Resale Prices Act 1976(4), the Energy Act 1976(5), the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1977(6), the Patents Act 1977(7), the Estate Agents Act 1979(8), sections 2 to 10, 11(8), 13(1), 15, 16(3), 17, 19(3), 19(5)(a), 25 to 30, 31 and 33(3) and (4) of the Competition Act 1980(9), the Telecommunications Act 1984(10), the Airports Act 1986(11), the Gas Act 1986(12), the Financial Services Act 1986(13), the Consumer Protection Act 1987(14), the Channel Tunnel Act 1987(15), the Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988(16), the Water Act 1989(17), the Electricity Act 1989(18), the Companies Act 1989(19), the Broadcasting Act 1990(20), the Water Industry Act 1991(21), the Water Resources Act 1991(22), the Osteopaths Act 1993(23), the Railways Act 1993(24), the Chiropractors Act 1994(25), the Coal Industry Act 1994(26), the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994(27), and the Broadcasting Act 1996(28) and in Part II the entries relating to the Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(29), the entry relating to the Competition Act 1980 in Schedule 8 of the Agricultural Marketing (Northern Ireland) Order 1982(30), the Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(31), the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992(32), the Airports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994(33), and the Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(34)For all purposes
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Articles 85 and 86 of the Treaty establishing the European Community were renumbered 81 and 82 as a result of the Treaty signed at Amsterdam on 2nd October 1997 amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related Acts.

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