HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 cc103-4

25A (1) The Osteopaths Act 1993 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 33(2) (competition and anti-competitive practices)—

  1. (a) for the words from the beginning to "orders)" there is substituted "Schedule 8 to the Enterprise Act 2002 (provision that may be contained in enforcement orders)";
  2. (b) for "a competition" there is substituted "an enforcement".

(3) After section 33(2) there is inserted—

"(2A) The references to anything permitted by Schedule 8 to the Enterprise Act 2002 in sections 154(4)(a), 155(3)(a) and 158(1) of that Act shall be construed accordingly."

(4) In section 33(3), for "A competition" there is substituted "An enforcement"

(5) For section 33(4) there is substituted—

"(4) In this section "an enforcement order" means an order under—

  1. (a) section 154 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (orders following failure to fulfil final undertakings); or
  2. (b) section 155 of that Act (final orders following market investigation reports).".

(6) For section 33(5) there is substituted—

"(5) For the purposes of an enforcement order section 83(3) of the Enterprise Act 2002 as applied by section 158(2)(a) of that Act (power to apply orders to existing agreements) shall have effect in relation to a regulatory provision as it has effect in relation to an agreement."'.

No. 397, in page 325, line 19, after "Regulator)" insert "—

  1. (a) in subsection (2)(a), the words from "in cases where" to "market" shall cease to have effect;
  2. (b) '.

No. 398, in page 325, line 21, at end insert—


  1. (c) subsection (8) shall cease to have effect.'.

No. 399, in page 326, line 17, at end insert—