Clause 69 - Power of access

Part of Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 12:15 pm ar 22 Mehefin 2023.

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Amendments made: 14, in clause 69, page 39, line 18, leave out “persons” and insert “individuals”.

This amendment limits the power of the CMA to require access to persons so that it may be used only in relation to persons who are individuals.

Amendment 15, in clause 69, page 39, line 33, at end insert—

“(5) The powers conferred by this section are not exercisable in relation to premises, equipment or individuals outside the United Kingdom.

(6) But the powers conferred by this section are exercisable in relation to information and services whether stored or provided within or outside the United Kingdom.”

This amendment limits the power of the CMA to require access to premises, equipment or individuals so that it may not be used to require access to premises, equipment or individuals outside the United Kingdom.

Amendment 16, in clause 69, page 39, line 33, at end insert—

“(7) In this Chapter, ‘business premises’ means premises (or any part of premises) not used as a dwelling.”—

This amendment is consequential on Amendment 13 and moves the definition of “business premises” from clause 72 to clause 69.