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(1) Office of Communications (2) Office of Fair Trading v Floe Telecom Ltd (In Administration)

The Competition Appeal Tribunal was not entitled to impose a timetable or fix a case management conference for a matter that it had remitted to a regulator in order for a fresh investigation to be carried out.

23 June 2006

The appellant regulators appealed against a decision of the Competition Appeal Tribunal imposing a timetable for reinvestigation and fixing a case management conference in a matter that the tribunal had remitted for a fresh investigation by the first appellant (Ofcom). The respondent company (F) had appealed to the tribunal challenging a decision of the Director General of Telecommunications. The tribunal had allowed F’s appeal and remitted the whole matter to Ofcom for reinvestigation. Ofcom had offered an undertaking to reinvestigate, but there had been disagreement as to the timetable within which that could or should be done. In the tribunal’s judgment, it sought an undertaking from Ofcom to issue a non-infringement decision or statement of objections within five months, in default of which the tribunal would make an order remitting the matter to Ofcom in those terms. The tribunal’s final order remitted the entire decision for reinvestigation “with a view” to Ofcom iss...

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