Updated to 20 September 2022 (Act No. 30 of 2022 and S.I. No. 477 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 3 July 1978 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Rep. with savings. 14/2002, ss. 2, 48 (b), 55, sch. 2
Application restricted S.I. No. 137 of 1987, regs. 1(2), 20, 39
Authority's powers in exercise of functns. under ext. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), sch., par. 7 (1)
Non-applic. of cert. provns. 24/1983, s.52 (1)
S. 2(1) application extended S.I. No. 17 of 1979, art. 3
S. 2(2) amended S.I. No. 230 of 1985, art. 2(b)
Ss. 5, 9 ctd. 14/2002, ss. 2, 48, 55, sch. 2 par. 4 (3) (4)
S. 1 constr. of refs. S.I. No. 158 of 2014, reg. 152
S.1 am. 31/1987, s.24
S.1 (1), def. of "service" rstrct. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 15 (1)
S.1 (1) am. 19/1996, s.11 (1)
S.1 (3) (c) substit. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 15 (2)
S.1 (3) (e) am. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 15 (3)
S.2 (1) amended S. I. No. 135 of 1993, art. 2
  S.I. No. 230 of 1985, art. 2(a)
S.2 (1) (2) am. S. I. No. 230 of 1985, art. 2
S.2 (2) rep. 19/1996, s.15
S. 5 fee prescribed S.I. No. 381 of 1996, regs. 1(b), 2
S.5 substit. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 16
S.5, meaning of notification under ext. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 19
S.5 (1A), subsec. ins. 19/1996, s.10
S.6 am. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 17 (1)
S.6 (2) rep. 19/1996, s.15
S.7 substit. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 17 (2)
Ss. 7, 8 am. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 10 (3)
S.8 (1) am . 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 17 (3)
S.8 (2) substit. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 17 (4)
S.8 (3) rep. 19/1996, s.15
S.8 (4), subsec. ins. 31/1987, ss. 4, 25
S.9 (1) (a) am. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 18
S.10, trans. of functns. vested in and constr. of refs. to Examiner. 31/1987, ss. 4, 6 (1) (2)
Ss. 10, 11 rep. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 14 (11)
S.12, constr. of refs. am. 19/1996, s.2 (10)
Ss. 12, 13 am. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 14 (7)
S.13 (1) (5) am. 31/1987, ss. 4, 26
Sch. rep. 24/1991, ss. 2 (1), 17 (6)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2(4) Mergers, Take-Overs and Monopolies (Control) Act, 1978 (Section 2) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 135 of 1993)
  Mergers, Take-Overs and Monopolies (Control) Act, 1978 (Section 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 230 of 1985)
S. 2(5) Mergers, Take-overs and Monopolies (Newspapers) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 17 of 1979)
S. 5(1A) Merger or Take-Over (Notification Fee) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 381 of 1996)
S. 9 Proposed Merger or Takeover Conditional Order 2002 (S.I. No. 187 of 2002)
  Proposed Merger or Takeover Prohibition Order 1998 (S.I. No. 102 of 1998)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Prohibition (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 214 of 1996)
  Proposed Merger or Take-over Prohibition Order 1996 (S.I. No. 45 of 1996)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Prohibition Order 1992 (S.I. No. 56 of 1992)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Prohibition Order 1990 (Revocation) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 115 of 1990)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Conditional (No. 2) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 94 of 1990)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Conditional Order 1990 (S.I. No. 93 of 1990)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Prohibition Order 1990 (S.I. No. 42 of 1990)
  Proposed Merger Or Take-Over Conditional Order 1984 (Revocation) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 220 of 1989)
  Proposed Merger or Take-over Conditional Order 1988 (S.I. No. 302 of 1988)
  Proposed Merger or Take-over Prohibition Order 1988 (S.I. No. 301 of 1988)
  Proposed Merger or Take-Over Conditional Order 1984 (S.I. No. 217 of 1984)
  Proposed Merger or Take-over Conditional Order 1981 (Revocation) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 317 of 1982)
  Proposed Merger or Take-over Conditional Order 1982 (S.I. No. 130 of 1982)
  Proposed Merger Or Take-Over Conditional Order 1981 (S.I. No. 331 of 1981)
S. 9(4) Proposed Merger or Take-Over Prohibition (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 214 of 1996)