Amendments proposed to the Enterprise Bill - continued House of Commons

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Miss Melanie Johnson

388

Schedule     25,     page     305,     line     5,     after '(6)' insert '—

            (i)'. 

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

389

Schedule     25,     page     305,     line     6,     at end insert—

            '(ii) for "sections 55 and 56 of that Act (disclosure)" there is substituted "Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Information)".'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

390

Schedule     25,     page     313,     line     18,     after '(9A)' insert '—

            '(a)'.   

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

391

Schedule     25,     page     313,     line     19,     at end insert—

            '(b)   for "sections 55 and 56 of that Act (disclosure)" there is substituted "Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Information)".'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

600

Schedule     25,     page     314,     line     40,     at end insert—

    '(3A) In section 66 (amendments of the Fair Trading Act 1973)—

            (a)   for subsection (3) there is substituted—

          "(3)   For the purposes of Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (merger references), where a person enters into a franchise agreement as a franchisee, there shall be taken to be brought under his control an enterprise engaged in the supply of the railway services to which the agreement relates.";

            (b)   for subsection (6) there is substituted—

          "(6)   Expressions used in subsection (3) above and in Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002 have the same meaning in that subsection as they have in that Part."'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

392

Schedule     25,     page     315,     line     20,     after '(6A)' insert '—

            (i)'. 

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

393

Schedule     25,     page     315,     line     21,     at end insert—

            '(ii) for "sections 55 and 56 of that Act (disclosure)" there is substituted "Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Information)".'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

601

Schedule     25,     page     319,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(33A) In section 45 (the Competition Commission), after subsection (7) there is inserted—

          "(8)   The Secretary of State may by order make such modifications in Part 2 of Schedule 7 and in Schedule 7A (performance of the Competition Commission's general functions) as he considers appropriate for improving the performance by the Competition Commission of its functions.".'

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

602

Schedule     25,     page     320,     line     2,     at end insert—

            '(e)   in subsection (8), for "Director" there is substituted "OFT".'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

394

Schedule     25,     page     320,     leave out lines 7 to 20.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

603

Schedule     25,     page     321,     line     10,     after 'investigation),' insert 'in subsection (1), for "Director" there is substituted "OFT", and'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

604

Schedule     25,     page     321,     line     21,     at end insert—

    '(47A) In section 71 (regulations, orders and rules), in subsection (4), after paragraph (c) there is inserted—

          "(ca) section 45(8),".'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

605

Schedule     25,     page     321,     line     22,     after 'concentrations)' insert '—

            '(a)   in paragraph 1—

            (i) in sub-paragraph (1), for the words from "Part V" to "1973 Act")" there is substituted "Part 3 of the Enterprise Act 2002 ("the 2002 Act")";

            (ii) in sub-paragraph (4), for "Section 65 of the 1973 Act" there is substituted "Section 24 of the 2002 Act";

            (b)   in paragraph 2—

            (i) in sub-paragraph (1)(a), for "Part V of the 1973 Act" there is substituted "Part 3 of the 2002 Act";

            (ii) in sub-paragraph (2), for "Section 65 of the 1973 Act" there is substituted "Section 24 of the 2002 Act";'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

606

Schedule     25,     page     321,     line     27,     at end insert—

            '(d)   in paragraph 5, for paragraphs (a) to (d) there is substituted—

                "(a)   the OFT or (as the case may be) the Secretary of State has published its or his decision not to make a reference to the Competition Commission under section 20, 31, 43 or 60 of the 2002 Act in connection with the agreement;

                (b)   the OFT or (as the case may be) the Secretary of State has made a reference to the Competition Commission under sections 20, 31, 43 or 60 of the 2002 Act in connection with the agreement and the Commission has found that the agreement has given rise to, or would if carried out give rise to, a relevant merger situation or (as the case may be) a special merger situation;

                (c)   the agreement does not fall within paragraph (a) or (b) but has given rise to, or would if carried out give rise to, enterprises to which it relates being regarded under section 24 of the 2002 Act as ceasing to be distinct enterprises (otherwise than as the result of subsection (3) or (4)(b) of that section);

                (d)   the OFT has made a reference to the Competition Commission under section 32 of the Water Industry Act 1991 in connection with the agreement and the Commission has found that the agreement has given rise to, or would if carried out give rise to, a merger of any two or more water enterprises; or

                (e)   the Secretary of State has made a reference to the Competition Commission under Part 3 of the 2002 Act as applied by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 5 to that Act (application of Part 3 to water mergers) in connection with the agreement and the Commission has found that the agreement has given rise to, or would if carried out give rise to, a merger of any two or more water enterprises."'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

395

Schedule     25,     page     325,     line     11,     after '(11)' insert '—

            (i)'. 

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

396

Schedule     25,     page     325,     line     12,     at end insert—

            '(ii) for "sections 55 and 56 of that Act (disclosure)" there is substituted "Part 9 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Information)".'.


   

Miss Melanie Johnson

607

Schedule     26,     page     327,     leave out line 7 and insert—

'In section 30, subsection (3) and, in subsection (5), the words ", subsection (3)".'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

608

Schedule     26,     page     327,     leave out lines 35 and 36 and insert—

'Sections 88 to 93A.
In section 93B(1), the words "or under the Competition Act 1980".'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

609

Schedule     26,     page     327,     line     37,     at end insert—

'In section 129(4), the words "or 46(2)".'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

610

Schedule     26,     page     327,     line     38,     at end insert—

'In section 132(1), the words "section 46,".'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

611

Schedule     26,     page     327,     line     43,     leave out '7' and insert '9'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

612

Schedule     26,     page     328,     line     9,     at beginning of second column insert—

'In section 11, in subsection (1), paragraph (c) and the word "or" before it, and subsections (2), (9) and (9A).'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

613

Schedule     26,     page     328,     line     9,     at end insert—

'In section 16, subsection (1) and, in subsection (2), the words "or of the Director".
In section 17, in subsections (1), (3), (4) and (5), the words "or 13(5)".
Section 18.'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

614

Schedule     26,     page     328,     line     12,     leave out 'Section 20' and insert—

'Sections 20, 21 and 24.
In section 31, in subsection (1), the words "or regulations", in subsection (3), the words "regulations under this Act or", and subsection (4).'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

615

Schedule     26,     page     328,     line     19,     at end insert—

'Companies Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985 (c. 9)In Schedule 2, the entry relating to section 92 of the Fair Trading Act 1973.'.
   

Miss Melanie Johnson

616

Schedule     26,     page     330,     line     13,     leave out 'and 14' and insert ', 14 to 16 and 19'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

397

Schedule     26,     page     331,     leave out line 47 and insert—

'Sections 55 and 56.'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

363

Schedule     26,     page     332,     line     11,     leave out ', "President" and "secretary"' and insert 'and "President"'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

364

Schedule     26,     page     332,     line     19,     leave out 'and (d)'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

365

Schedule     26,     page     332,     line     22,     leave out '7(1)' and insert '7(4)'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

366

Schedule     26,     page     332, ,     line     22,     at end insert 'In paragraph 9, sub-paragraph (2) and in sub-paragraph (3), the words "and the President".'.

   

Miss Melanie Johnson

367

Schedule     26,     page     332,     leave out line 24.

 
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