This notice replaces the notice dated 17 November 2016 which was published under section 96(2A) pursuant to section 107(1)(i) of the Act, which is inapplicable to the current circumstances based on the application of the Water Industry Act 1991, as amended by the Water Act 2014.
Invitation to comment: Now closed
17 November 2016: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction, if carried into effect, will result in a merger of any 2 or more water enterprises under the Water Industry Act 1991 (as amended by the Water Act 2014) and, if so, whether the creation of that situation is likely to prejudice Ofwat’s ability, in carrying out its functions, to make comparisons between water enterprises.
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority