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Competition law: UK Competition Authorities

Subjects: Law

Competition Authorities

The CMA acquired its powers on 1 April 2014 when it took over many of the functions of the Competition Commission (CC) and the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

Competition Appeals Tribunal

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) "is a specialist judicial body with cross-disciplinary expertise in law, economics, business and accountancy whose function is to hear and decide cases involving competition or economic regulatory issues." (Description from CAT's homepage.)

Neutral citation is [yyyy] CAT #

Official Papers Collection

 In September 2010, the LawBod became the new home of the Bodleian's Official Papers Collection.(It was formerly in the Radcliffe Camera.) Useful if you need to find out government policy statements - but they also collect publications of the OFT.

The holdings are searchable via SOLO. There are specialist librarians for this collection: please email queries to