HL Deb 15 October 1997 vol 582 c445
Lord Simon of Highbury

My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision about competition and the abuse of a dominant position in the market; to confer powers in relation to investigations conducted in connection with Article 85 or 86 of the treaty establishing the European Community; to amend the Fair Trading Act 1973 in relation to information required by the Director-General of Fair Trading with respect to monopoly situations; to make provision with respect to the meaning of "supply of services" in the Fair Trading Act 1973; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(Lord Simon of Highbury.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.