Anti-Competitive Practices (Exclusions) (Amendment) Order 1994

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1994/1557

1994 No. 1557

COMPETITION

The Anti-Competitive Practices (Exclusions) (Amendment) Order 1994

Made 14th June 1994

Laid before Parliament 14th June 1994

Coming into force 14th August 1994

The Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 2(3) and (4) of the Competition Act 19801hereby makes the following Order:—

S-1 This Order may be cited as the Anti-Competitive Practices...

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Anti-Competitive Practices (Exclusions) (Amendment) Order 1994 and shall come into force two months after the day on which it is made.

(2) In this Order, “the Act” means the Competition Act 1980.

(3) This Order shall not apply to any case in which, before the date on which this Order comes into force, notice under section 3(2)(a) of the Act has been given to the person in respect of whose course of conduct the question of whether it is excluded has arisen.

S-2 For paragraph (b) of Article 2 of the Anti-Competitive...

2. For paragraph (b) of Article 2 of the Anti-Competitive Practices (Exclusions) Order 19802(which excludes courses of conduct of persons by reference to turnover and market share) there shall be substituted—

“(b)

“(b) the course of conduct of a person (not being a local authority within the meaning of section 2(8) of the Act)—

(i) whose relevant annual turnover in the United Kingdom is less than £10 million and who is not a member of a group of interconnected bodies corporate which has an aggregate annual turnover in the United Kingdom of £10 million or more, or

(ii) who enjoys less than one quarter of a relevant market and who is not a member of a group of interconnected bodies corporate which enjoys one quarter or more of a relevant market;”.

S-3 Article 3 of the 1980 Order shall be amended— in paragraph (b),...

3. Article 3 of the 1980 Order shall be amended—

(a) in paragraph (b), by the substitution of “£10 million” for “£5 million”;

(b) in the proviso following paragraph (e), by the substitution of “Article 2(b)” for “Article 2(b)(iii)”.

S-4 Schedule 2 to the 1980 Order shall be amended— in paragraph 4,...

4. Schedule 2 to the 1980 Order shall be amended—

(a) in paragraph 4, by the substitution of “Article 2(b)” for “Article 2(b)(iii)”;

(b) in paragraph 5, by the substitution of “Article 2(b)(i)” for “Article 2(b)(iii)”;

(c) in paragraph 6, by the substitution of “Article 2(b)(ii)” for “Article 2(b)(iii)”.

Neil Hamilton

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