SCHEDULE 7 Enterprise Act 2002: Enhanced Consumer Measures and other Enforcement
SCHEDULE 7 Enterprise Act 2002: Enhanced Consumer Measures and other Enforcement

1

Part 8 of the Enterprise Act 2002 (enforcement of certain consumer legislation) is amended as follows.

2

In section 210 (consumers), omit subsection (5).

3

(1)     Section 211 (domestic infringements) is amended as follows.

(2)     In subsection (1)(c), omit “in the United Kingdom”.

(3)     After subsection (1) insert—

“(1A)     But an act or omission which satisfies the conditions in subsection (1) is a domestic infringement only if at least one of the following is satisfied—

(a)     the person supplying (or seeking to supply) goods or services has a place of business in the United Kingdom, or

(b)     the goods or services are supplied (or sought to be supplied) to or for a person in the United Kingdom (see section 232).”

4

In section 213(5A) (CPC enforcers), for paragraph (i) substitute—

“(i)     an enforcement authority within the meaning of section 120(15) of the Communications Act 2003 (regulation of premium rate services);”.

5

(1)     Section 214 (consultation) is amended as follows.

(2)     In subsection (4)(a), after “14 days” insert “or, where subsection (4A) applies, 28 days”.

(3)     After subsection (4) insert—

“(4A)     This subsection applies where the person against whom the enforcement order would be made is a member of, or is represented by, a representative body, and that body operates a consumer code which has been approved by—

(a)     an enforcer, other than a designated enforcer which is not a public body,

(b)     a body which represents an enforcer mentioned in paragraph (a),

(c)     a group of enforcers mentioned in paragraph (a), or

(d)     a community interest company whose objects include the approval

Popular documents