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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Unfair Practices: Competition (17 Sep 2018)

Lord Henley: The Competition Act 1998 contains prohibitions equivalent to those in EU law. After EU exit, companies found to abuse a dominant market position in the UK will be sanctioned under the Competition Act.

Brexit: Competition and State Aid (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (24 May 2018)

Lord Whitty: ...term. Nevertheless, the prospect of taking back control has raised some old arguments about these policies, especially on state aid, to which I shall return later. First, on the immediate short-term implications of Brexit, the Competition Act, under which UK procedures operate, sets out a consistency principle that obliges UK courts to ensure that there is no inconsistency between the...

Scottish Parliament: Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (26 Apr 2018)

Annabelle Ewing: ...have had the option of raising proceedings in a different legal jurisdiction. The Government’s amendments seek to address that concern. In doing so, they draw on the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal provisions in the Competition Act 1998. The consumer organisation Which? has been highly supportive of the group proceedings provisions and has helpfully noted that that is a relevant...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Tickets (4 Apr 2018)

Baroness Sugg: ...may travel without a paper ticket on almost all of the GB rail network, there is no specific review currently underway. However, the Office of Rail and Road is conducting a market study under the Competition Act 1998 into the ticketing systems market.

Public Bill Committee: Data Protection Bill [Lords]: Extent (22 Mar 2018)

...229, in clause 207, page 121, line 17,  ;at end insert— ‘(3A) This subsection and the following provisions also extend to the Isle of Man— (a) paragraphs 200N and 205 of Schedule18; (b) sections204(1),205(1) and206, so far as relating to those paragraphs.” See the explanatory statement for amendment 227. Paragraph 200N in amendment 222...

Transport: Remote Island Communities in England - Motion to Take Note (20 Jul 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...further on that service. The noble Lords, Lord Berkeley, Lord Cameron and Lord Rosser, and the noble Baroness, Lady Randerson, referred to the issue potentially being referred to the Competition and Markets Authority—I think the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, also mentioned this. Let me set out the position. The relevant legislation is Chapter 2 of the Competition Act 1998, on abuse of a...

Digital Economy Bill - Commons Reason and Amendments (27 Apr 2017)

...of a requirement under section 124S as they apply in relation to a contravention of a condition set under section 45, with the following modifications.(2) Section 96A(2)(f) and (g) (OFCOM directions) do not apply. (3) Section 96A(5) to (7) (action under the Competition Act 1998) do not apply.(4) The amount of a penalty imposed under sections 96A to 96C, as applied by this section, other...

Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve (2 Mar 2017)

the Earl of Courtown: ...make it easier for consumers and businesses to bring private actions for damages where they have suffered loss as a result of breaches of the competition prohibitions set out in Chapters 1 and 2 of the Competition Act 1998 and in Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. I commend the draft statutory instrument to the House.

Business without Debate: Competition (27 Feb 2017)

That the draft Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017, which were laid before this House on 20 December 2016, be approved.—(Andrew Griffiths.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Previous Business – Commons: General Committee (22 Feb 2017)

Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017. 2:30 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Competition and Markets Authority - Question for Short Debate (8 Feb 2017)

the Earl of Courtown: ...of legislation to ensure that it is achieving its objectives in the best possible way. We consulted on a number of measures last year to improve the regime. A response will be issued in due course. That is why we are committed to review the operation of the parts of the Competition Act 1998, the Enterprise Act 2002 and the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 which give the CMA its...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Mastercard: Class Actions (5 Jan 2017)

Lord Prior of Brampton: The Consumer Rights Act enhances consumers’ ability to seek full compensation for any detriment suffered as a result of a breach of competition Law. Schedule 8 of the Act amended the Competition Act 1998, expanding the jurisdiction of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), to hear standalone actions (powers akin to those of the High Court) and to hear collective proceedings. A case was...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Drugs: Competition (13 Dec 2016)

Margot James: ...and Markets Authority and its predecessor bodies have launched a total of 20 investigations into the pharmaceutical sector involving 41 pharmaceutical companies. There have been: 11 merger cases, 8 Competition Act 1998 cases and 1 review of previous undertakings that were imposed on a firm.

Brexit: UK-EU Relationship - Motion to Take Note (1 Dec 2016)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...they work with insolvency practitioners such that, after Brexit, they can continue to chase down assets squirrelled abroad but due to UK creditors? Then there is competition policy, which is vital to protect consumers’ interests. EU membership underpins the Competition Act 1998, allowing for a seamless regime across the EU. But what will happen in 2019? Any divergence could lead to...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Appeals from decisions of OFCOM and others: standard of review (27 Oct 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...Act 2003 against decisions made by Ofcom. This is in order to make the appeals process more efficient. The changes will not apply to appeals against decisions made by Ofcom using powers under the Competition Act 1998 or the Enterprise Act 2002. Currently, appeals can be brought and decided on the merits of a case, and this exceeds and effectively gold-plates article 4 of the EU framework...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (4 Jul 2016)

Earl Attlee: ...have been regulated for some time, so the issue does not arise in London. It is a new situation. Under any other circumstances this practice would be prohibited under the provisions of the Competition Act, so why is it okay in this case? I remind the Committee that when the passenger transport executives sold their bus operations after deregulation in the mid-1980s, such data were a huge...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Franchises (29 Jun 2016)

Earl Attlee: ...Bill [HL] to demand relevant information from bus operators, particularly in cases where such relevant information is market-sensitive and providing it to any other party might be contrary to the Competition Act 1998.

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