Mergers, Take-Overs and Monopolies (Control) Act, 1978

Reference to Examiner of proposed merger or take-over.

7.—Upon receipt of a notification under section 5 the Minister shall as soon as practicable either—

(a) inform the enterprises which made the notification and any other enterprise involved which enquires of him that he has decided not to make an order under section 9 in relation to the proposed merger or take-over, or

(b) refer the notification to the Examiner for investigation in relation to the scheduled criteria and inform those enterprises of such reference.