[234L Provision of information and assistance to a CMA group]
[234L Provision of information and assistance to a CMA group]

[(1)     For the purpose of assisting a CMA group in carrying out a relevant investigation, the FCA must give the CMA group—

(a)     any relevant information which the FCA has in its possession, and

(b)     any other assistance which the CMA group may reasonably require in relation to any matters falling within the scope of the investigation.

(2)     A “relevant investigation” is an investigation carried out on a reference made by the FCA under section 131 of the Enterprise Act 2002 by virtue of section 234I.

(3)     “Relevant information”, in relation to a relevant investigation, is information—

(a)     which relates to matters falling within the scope of the investigation, and

(b)     which—

(i)     is requested by the CMA group for the purpose of the investigation, or