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107        

In section 64 (cancellation and variation of references under section 62), in

subsections (1) to (4) and (7) to (9), for “Commission” (in each place where it

occurs) substitute “CMA”.

108        

In section 65 (investigations and reports on references under section 62), in

subsections (1) to (2A) and (4), for “Commission” (in each place where it

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occurs) substitute “CMA”.

109        

In section 66 (decision and enforcement action by Secretary of State), in

subsections (1) to (4) and (7), for “Commission” (in each place where it

occurs) substitute “CMA”.

110        

In section 67 (intervention to protect legitimate interests), in subsections (2)

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and (8), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

111        

In section 68 (scheme for protecting legitimate interests), in subsection (4)—

(a)   

in paragraph (b), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”,

(b)   

in paragraph (c), for “to the Commission” substitute “to the chair of

the CMA for the constitution of a group under Schedule 4 to the

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Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013”, and

(c)   

in paragraph (d), for “the Commission” substitute “the CMA, acting

through a group so constituted,”.

112        

In section 72 (initial enforcement orders), in subsections (2), (6) and (7), for

“OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

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113        

In section 73 (undertakings in lieu of references), in subsections (1) to (4), (5)

and (7), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

114        

In section 74 (effect of undertakings under section 73), in subsections (1), (2)

and (5), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

115        

In section 75 (order making power where undertakings under section 73 not

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fulfilled), in subsections (1), (2), (4) and (6), for “OFT” (in each place where it

occurs) substitute “CMA”.

116   (1)  

Section 76 (supplementary interim order-making power) is amended as

follows

      (2)  

In subsection (1)—

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(a)   

in paragraph (a), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

in paragraph (b), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsections (2), (3), (4) and (7), for “OFT or (as the case may be) the

Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

117        

In section 77 (restrictions on certain dealings: completed mergers), in

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subsections (2), (3), (5) and (6), for “Commission” (in each place where it

occurs) substitute “CMA”.

118        

In section 78 (restrictions on certain dealings: anticipated mergers), in

subsections (2) to (4), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs)

substitute “CMA”.

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119   (1)  

Section 79 (sections 77 and 78: further interpretation provisions) is amended

as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

 
 

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      (3)  

In subsection (4), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

120   (1)  

Section 80 (interim undertakings) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsections (2), (5) and (9), for “Commission” (in each place where it

occurs) substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (10), for “Commission’s” substitute “CMA’s”.

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121   (1)  

Section 81 (interim orders) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (2), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (9), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

122        

In section 82 (final undertakings), in subsections (1), (2) and (5), for

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“Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

123   (1)  

Section 83 (order-making powers where final undertakings not fulfilled) is

amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), in the words before paragraph (a), for “Commission”

substitute “CMA”.

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      (3)  

In that subsection, in paragraph (b)—

(a)   

for “Commission or the OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

for “Commission decided” substitute “CMA decided”.

      (4)  

In subsections (2) and (4), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs)

substitute “CMA”.

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      (5)  

Omit subsection (6).

124   (1)  

Section 84 (final orders) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsections (1) and (2), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs)

substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

Omit subsection (4).

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125        

In section 85 (enforcement regime for public interest and special interest

cases), in subsection (2), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

126   (1)  

Section 91 (register of undertakings and orders) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsections (1) and (2), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

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      (3)  

In subsection (3)—

(a)   

in the words before paragraph (a), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

in paragraph (d), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (4)  

In subsection (4), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (5)  

In subsection (5)—

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(a)   

for “Commission and the Secretary of State” substitute “Secretary of

State”,

(b)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(c)   

for “by them” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “by the

Secretary of State”.

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      (6)  

In subsections (6) and (7), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

127        

In the italic cross-heading preceding section 92, for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

128   (1)  

Section 92 (duty to monitor undertakings and orders) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsections (1) and (2), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

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“CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (3)—

(a)   

in the words before paragraph (a)—

(i)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(ii)   

omit “the Commission or (as the case may be)”,

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(b)   

in paragraph (a)—

(i)   

omit “the Commission or (as the case may be)”, and

(ii)   

omit “it (or as the case may be)”, and

(c)   

in paragraphs (b) to (d), omit “the Commission or (as the case may

be)” (in each place where it occurs).

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      (4)  

In subsections (4) to (6), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

      (5)  

In subsection (7)—

(a)   

in the words before paragraph (a), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”,

(b)   

omit paragraph (a), and

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(c)   

in paragraph (b), for “the report” substitute “any report prepared by

it under subsection (6)”.

      (6)  

In the heading, for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

129   (1)  

Section 93 (further role in relation to undertakings and orders) is amended

as follows.

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      (2)  

In subsection (1), omit paragraph (a) and the word “or” immediately

following it.

      (3)  

In subsection (2)—

(a)   

for the words from the beginning to “authority”)” substitute “The

Secretary of State”,

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(b)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”,

(c)   

for “relevant authority” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“Secretary of State”, and

(d)   

omit “section 80 or 82 or (as the case may be)”.

      (4)  

In subsection (3)—

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(a)   

for “relevant authority” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“Secretary of State”,

(b)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(c)   

for “OFT’s” substitute “CMA’s”.

      (5)  

In subsection (4)—

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(a)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”,

(b)   

for “relevant authority” substitute “Secretary of State”, and

(c)   

omit “section 80 or 82 or (as the case may be)”.

 
 

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      (6)  

In subsection (6)—

(a)   

for “relevant authority” substitute “Secretary of State”, and

(b)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (7)  

In the heading, for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

130   (1)  

Section 94 (rights to enforce undertakings and orders) is amended as

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follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (6), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

Omit subsection (7).

131   (1)  

Section 95 (rights to enforce statutory restrictions) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (4), for “OFT or the Commission” substitute “CMA”.

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      (3)  

In subsection (5), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

132   (1)  

Section 96 (merger notices) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (5), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

133   (1)  

Section 99 (certain functions in relation to merger notices) is amended as

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follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (5), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

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      (4)  

In the heading, for “OFT and Secretary of State” substitute “CMA”.

134        

In section 100 (exceptions to protection given by merger notices), in

subsection (1), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

135   (1)  

Section 104 (certain duties of relevant authorities to consult) is amended as

follows.

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      (2)  

In subsection (6), in the definition of “relevant authority” for “OFT, the

Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In that subsection, in the definition of “relevant decision”—

(a)   

for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”,

(b)   

in paragraph (a), after sub-paragraph (ii) insert “; or

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(iii)   

on the questions mentioned in section 35(1) or

(3), 36(1) or (2), 47 or 63;”, and

(c)   

omit paragraph (b).

136        

In section 104A (public consultation in relation to media mergers), in

subsections (1) to (3), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs)

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substitute “CMA”.

137   (1)  

Section 105 (general information duties) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (3)—

 
 

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(a)   

in the words before paragraph (a)—

(i)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(ii)   

omit “Commission or”,

(b)   

in paragraph (a), omit “the Commission or (as the case may be)” (in

each place where it occurs), and

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(c)   

in paragraph (b)—

(i)   

omit “the Commission or (as the case may be)”, and

(ii)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (4)  

In subsection (3A)—

(a)   

in the words before paragraph (a), for “Commission or the OFT”

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substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

for “Commission or (as the case may be) the OFT” (in each place

where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

      (5)  

In subsection (4)—

(a)   

for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”,

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(b)   

for “the Commission or OFCOM” substitute “OFCOM”, and

(c)   

omit “the Commission or (as the case may be)” (in each place where

it occurs).

      (6)  

In subsection (4A)—

(a)   

for “Commission or the OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

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(b)   

for “Commission or (as the case may be) the OFT” (in each place

where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

      (7)  

In subsection (5)—

(a)   

in the words before paragraph (a), for “OFT, OFCOM and the

Commission” substitute “CMA and OFCOM”, and

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(b)   

in paragraph (b), for “OFT, OFCOM or (as the case may be) the

Commission” substitute “CMA or (as the case may be) OFCOM”.

      (8)  

In subsection (6), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

      (9)  

In subsection (7)—

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(a)   

for “Commission” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

for “(3), (3A), (4) or (4A)” substitute “(3A) or (4A)”.

     (10)  

In subsection (7A), omit the words from “and the OFT” to the end of the

subsection.

     (11)  

In the heading, for “OFT and Commission” substitute “CMA”.

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138   (1)  

Section 106 (advice and information about references under sections 22 and

33) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1)—

(a)   

omit “As soon as reasonably practicable after the passing of this

Act,”,

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(b)   

for “the OFT” substitute “The CMA”, and

(c)   

for the words from “the making” to the end of the subsection

substitute “—

(a)   

the making and consideration by it of references

under section 22 or 33, and

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(b)   

the way in which relevant customer benefits may

affect the taking of enforcement action in relation to

such references.”

      (3)  

In subsection (2), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

      (4)  

Omit subsections (3) and (4).

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      (5)  

In subsection (5), in paragraph (b), for “OFT or (as the case may be) the

Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (6)  

In subsection (6)—

(a)   

omit “or (3)”, and

(b)   

for “OFT or (as the case may be) the Commission” substitute “CMA”.

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      (7)  

In subsection (7)—

(a)   

for “OFT or the Commission” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

for “OFT or (as the case may be) the Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (8)  

In subsection (8), for “OFT shall consult the Commission and such other

persons” substitute “CMA shall consult such persons”.

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      (9)  

Omit subsection (9).

139        

In section 106A (advice and information in relation to media mergers), in

subsection (5), for “OFT, OFCOM, the Commission” substitute “CMA,

OFCOM”.

140        

In section 106B (general advisory duties of OFCOM), in subsections (1) and

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(3), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

141   (1)  

Section 107 (further publicity requirements) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1)—

(a)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”,

(b)   

in paragraph (e), omit “or 76”, and

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(c)   

omit paragraphs (g) and (h).

      (3)  

In subsection (2), for “Commission shall” substitute “CMA shall also”.

      (4)  

In subsection (3)—

(a)   

in paragraph (b), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

in paragraph (e), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

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      (5)  

In subsection (9)—

(a)   

in paragraph (a), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

in paragraph (b), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (6)  

In subsection (10)—

(a)   

in paragraph (a), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

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(b)   

in paragraph (b), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (7)  

In subsection (11), for “Commission’s” substitute “CMA’s”.

142        

In section 108 (defamation), for “OFT, OFCOM, the Commission” substitute

“CMA, OFCOM”.

143        

In section 109 (attendance of witnesses and production of documents etc.),

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in subsection (3)(a), for “the Commission” substitute “the CMA”.

 
 

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144        

In section 110 (enforcement of powers under section 109: general), in

subsections (1) to (3), (6), (8) and (9), for “Commission” (in each place where

it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

145        

In section 111 (penalties), in subsections (1), (5) and (8), for “Commission” (in

each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

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146        

In section 112 (penalties: main procedural requirements), in subsections (1)

to (3), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

147        

In section 113 (payment and interest by instalments), in subsections (3) and

(4), for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

148        

In section 114 (appeals in relation to penalties), in subsections (4), (5) and (7),

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for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

149        

In section 115 (recovery of penalties), for “Commission” (in each place where

it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

150        

In section 116 (statement of policy), in subsections (1), (3) and (4), for

“Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

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151        

In section 117 (false or misleading information), in subsections (1) and (2),

for “OFT, OFCOM, the Commission” (in each place where it occurs)

substitute “CMA, OFCOM”.

152   (1)  

Section 118 (excisions from reports) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1)—

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(a)   

in paragraph (a), for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

in paragraph (b), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In subsection (5), for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

153   (1)  

Section 119 (minority reports) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1)—

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(a)   

omit “in pursuance of paragraph 15 of Schedule 7 to the Competition

Act 1998 (c. 41)”, and

(b)   

for “Commission” (in each place where it occurs) substitute “CMA”.

      (3)  

In the heading, for “Commission” substitute “CMA”.

154   (1)  

Section 119B (monitoring role in relation to media mergers) is amended as

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follows.

      (2)  

In subsections (1) and (2), for “OFT” (in each place where it occurs) substitute

“CMA”.

      (3)  

In the heading, for “OFT” substitute “CMA”.

155        

In section 120 (review of decisions under Part 3), in subsection (1)—

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(a)   

for “OFT” substitute “CMA”, and

(b)   

for “the Secretary of State or the Commission” substitute “or the

Secretary of State”.

156   (1)  

Section 121 (fees) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (1)—

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(a)   

for “OFT of” substitute “CMA of”, and

 
 

 
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