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The Competition Act 1998 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781871241266
ISBN: 187124126X
Published: February 2001
Publisher: Informa Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



The Competition Act of 1998 is a major piece of UK competition legislation. The Act marks a radical departure from existing UK competition rules, introducing prohibitions backed up by sweeping powers of investigation and potentially very heavy fines. This title provides an introduction to the legislation with reference to the background of the Act and describes in more detail the guiding principles of the Act, the prohibitions of anti-competitive agreements and abuses of dominance, the concurrent jurisdiction of the industry regulators, investigative and enforcement powers and regulators procedure, the functions of the Competition Commission and transitional arrangements.

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Subjects:
Competition Law
Contents:
Background to the act
outline to the act
Section 60 - interpretation in accordance with Articles 81 and 82
the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998
the Chapter I prohibition (agreements)
the Chapter II prohibitions (abuse of dominance)
exclusions
exemptions
concurrent jurisdiction of the regulators
treatment of confidential information
starting the procedure
powers of investigation
interim measures
rights of the defence
infringement decisions
appeals
the Competition Commission
enforcing the act in the courts
Part II - investigations under Articles 81 and 82
Part III - changes to the FTA 1973
amendments and repeals
transitional arrangements
compliance.