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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 67

The Channel Tunnel Act (Competition) Order 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 67

RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES

The Channel Tunnel Act (Competition) Order 1988

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Made19th January 1988
Coming into force16th February 1988

    Whereas the Secretary of State has by order dated 18th January 1988 approved a channel tunnel agreement for the purposes of section 29 of the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976[1];
    Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 33(5) of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987, and after consultation with the Director General of Fair Trading, hereby makes the following Order in connection with that approval:
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Channel Tunnel Act (Competition) Order 1988 and shall come into force on 16th February 1988.
        2.    In this Order "the section 29 agreement" means the channel tunnel agreement providing for the corporate structure of the Concessionaires which comprises the documents listed in the Schedule to this Order, and which has been approved by the Secretary of State for the purposes of section 29 of the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976 by order dated 18th January 1988.
        3.    In relation to any channel tunnel agreement which is made in pursuance or furtherance of the section 29 agreement, The Channel Tunnel Group Limited and France Manche SA (being parties to the section 29 agreement) and any body corporate which is a member of the same group as either of them shall be deemed to be interconnected bodies corporate for the purposes of the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976.



Francis Maude

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry

19th January 1988





Notes:

[1] 1976 c. 34; section 29 was amended in its application to channel tunnel agreements by section 33 of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (c. 53).

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