Amendments proposed to the Enterprise Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

69

Page     70,     line     30,     leave out Clause 99.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

252

*Page     77,     line     9     [Clause     107],     at end insert '; but this subsection shall not apply in relation to any variation or substitution of the penalty which is permitted by virtue of this Part.'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

66

Page     78,     line     25     [Clause     108],     leave out 'and' and insert 'or'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

253

*Page     80,     line     19     [Clause     111],     leave out 'or amount'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

254

*Page     80,     line     24     [Clause     111],     at end insert—

       '(5A) The Competition Appeal Tribunal shall not substitute a penalty of a different nature under subsection (5)(b) unless it considers that the person on whom the penalty is imposed will, or is likely to, pay less under the substituted penalty than he would have paid under the original penalty.'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

255

*Page     80,     line     30     [Clause     111],     leave out from 'penalty' to second 'of' in line 31 and insert 'of a different nature or'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

160

Page     80,     line     38     [Clause     111],     at end insert—

    '(8A)   An appeal lies to the appropriate court—

(a) on a point of law arising from a decision of the Tribunal in proceedings under this section; or

(b) from a decision of the Tribunal in such proceedings as to the amount or amounts of a penalty.

    (8B)   An appeal under subsection (8A)—

(a) may be brought by a party to the proceedings before the Tribunal; and

(b) requires the permission of the Tribunal or the appropriate court.

    (8C)   In this section "the appropriate court" means the Court of Appeal or, in the case of Tribunal proceedings in Scotland, the Court of Session.'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

161

Page     80,     line     39     [Clause     111],     leave out subsection (9).


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

Dr Vincent CableMr Alastair CarmichaelDr John Pugh

315

*Page     82     [Clause     116]     leave out lines 25 to 34 and insert—

    '(5A)   The Competition Appeal Tribunal may confirm or set aside the decision which is the subject of the appeal and may—

(a) remit the matter to the OFT, the Secretary of State or the Competition Commission as the case might be ("the original decision maker");

(b) cancel or vary any conditions or obligations imposed by the original decision maker;

(c) give such directions or take such steps as the original decision maker could have made;

(d) make any other decision which the original decision maker could have made.'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

256

*Page     82,     line     36     [Clause     116],     leave out from 'Tribunal' to end of line 37 and insert 'under this section to the appropriate court.

    (8A)   An appeal under subsection (8) requires the permission of the Tribunal or the appropriate court.'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

257

*Page     82,     line     38     [Clause     116],     after first 'section' insert '—

"the appropriate court" means the Court of Appeal or, in the case of Tribunal proceedings in Scotland, the Court of Session; and'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

162

Page     84,     line     25     [Clause     118],     after '(6)', insert ', 111(3)(b) or (4)(b)'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

163

Page     85,     line     14     [Clause     119],     after 'partner,', insert 'or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of a partner,'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

164

Page     85,     line     16     [Clause     119],     at end insert—

       '(4) In subsection (3) "partner" includes a person purporting to act as a partner.'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

258

*Page     90,     line     18     [Clause     124],     at end insert—

'Reports of the CommissionSection (Excisions from reports: Part 3)(5)'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

207

Page     91,     line     38     [Clause     125],     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

67

Page     91,     line     39     [Clause     125],     leave out 'suspecting' and insert 'believing'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

68

Page     91,     line     41     [Clause     125],     after 'services', insert 'significantly'.

   

Dr Vincent Cable
Mr Alastair Carmichael
Dr John Pugh

307

*Page     91,     line     41     [Clause     125],     after 'competition', insert 'to an appreciable extent'.

   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

208

Page     91,     line     58     [Clause     125],     at end insert 'but may be made if the reasonable grounds mentioned in subsection (1) arise in consequence of a review of undertakings given pursuant to section 88 of the 1973 Act'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr Charles Hendry
Mr Andrew Lansley
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
Mr Mark Field

70

Page     92,     line     1,     leave out Clause 126.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

259

*Page     92,     line     30     [Clause     127],     at end insert—

    '(2)    A market investigation reference may be framed so as to require the Commission to confine its investigation into the effects of features of markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services of a description specified in the reference to the effects of features of such of those markets as exist in connection with—

(a) a supply, of a description specified in the reference, of the goods or services concerned; or

(b) an acquisition, of a description specified in the reference, of the goods or services concerned.

       (3) A description of the kind mentioned in subsection (2)(a) or (b) may, in particular, be by reference to—

(a) the place where the goods or services are supplied or acquired; or

(b) the persons to whom they are supplied or from whom they are acquired.'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

260

*Page     92,     line     34     [Clause     128],     leave out from second 'of' to 'prevents' in line 35 and insert 'each relevant market'.

   

Dr Vincent Cable
Mr Alastair Carmichael
Dr John Pugh

308

*Page     92,     line     35     [Clause     128],     after 'competition', insert 'to an appreciable extent'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

261

*Page     92,     line     40     [Clause     128],     leave out from 'a' to end of line and insert 'relevant market'.

   

Dr Vincent Cable
Mr Alastair Carmichael
Dr John Pugh

309

*Page     92,     line     41     [Clause     128],     after 'competition', insert 'to an appreciable extent'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

262

*Page     93,     line     1     [Clause     128],     leave out subsection (3) and insert—

    '(3)    In subsections (1) and (2) "relevant market" means—

      (a) in the case of subsection (2) so far as it applies in connection with a possible reference, a market in the United Kingdom—

          (i) for goods or services of a description to be specified in the reference; and

          (ii) which would not be excluded from investigation by virtue of section 127(2); and

          (b) in any other case, a market in the United Kingdom—

          (i) for goods or services of a description specified in the reference concerned; and

          (ii) which is not excluded from investigation by virtue of section 127(2).'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

263

*Page     95,     line     43     [Clause     132],     leave out 'an' and insert 'one or more than one'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

264

*Page     96,     line     1     [Clause     132],     after 'shall' insert ', in relation to each adverse effect on competition,'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

265

*Page     96,     line     14     [Clause     132],     after 'competition' insert 'concerned'.


 
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