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Law and the Regulators

ISBN13: 9780198763918
ISBN: 0198763913
Published: October 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the legal duties which apply to the regulators of privatized industries, transport, civil aviation and independent television in the United Kingdom, with detailed accounts of how these duties have been put into practice by the regulators. There is an assessment of the philosophy behind these principles, and an account of the principles which can be derived from the law of the European Union, which are relevant to regulators' work.

Particular emphasis is placed on the interaction of the encouragement of competition, the encouragement of economic efficiency and the implementation of social goals such as the provision of universal public service, and the way in which these various principles interact.

PART I; 1 Introduction; 2 The Development of Regulatory Institutions in Britain
PART II; THE SECTORAL STUDIES; 3 Telecommunications; 4 Gas; 5 Electricity; 6. Water; 7 Transport; 8 Civil Aviation; 9. Independent Television
PART III; EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENTS; 10 Developments in the European Union; 11 Conclusions