Commentary on Provisions

Article 1 : Title and commencement

This Article sets out the title to the Order and the arrangements for commencement.

Article 2 : Interpretation

This Article applies the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 to the Order.

Article 3 : Disqualification of company directors for breaches of competition law

The Article inserts five new Articles into the CDDO. The effect will be to protect the public by enabling directors of companies which have been in breach of competition law to be disqualified.

Article 4 : Supplementary

This Article makes various consequential amendments to the CDDO.