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Groceries Code Adjudicator Act 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introduction

    1. 1.The Adjudicator

  3. How does the Adjudicator arbitrate disputes?

    1. 2.Arbitration

    2. 3.Information about arbitration

  4. How does the Adjudicator carry out investigations and enforce their findings?

    1. 4.Investigations

    2. 5.Investigation reports

    3. 6.Investigations: forms of enforcement

    4. 7.Investigations: enforcement using recommendations

    5. 8.Investigations: enforcement using requirements to publish information

    6. 9.Investigations: enforcement using financial penalties

    7. 10.Recovery of investigation costs

  5. What advice, guidance and recommendations does the Adjudicator give?

    1. 11.Advice

    2. 12.Guidance

    3. 13.Recommendations to Office of Fair Trading

  6. What are the Adjudicator’s reporting requirements?

    1. 14.Annual report

  7. How is the Adjudicator supervised?

    1. 15.Review of Adjudicator and guidance from Secretary of State

    2. 16.Transfer of Adjudicator functions and abolition etc

    3. 17.Information to Secretary of State

  8. How does the Adjudicator handle information?

    1. 18.Confidentiality

  9. How may the Adjudicator be funded?

    1. 19.Levy funding

    2. 20.Payments by Secretary of State

  10. Amendments and transition

    1. 21.Amendments and transition

  11. Definitions and final provisions

    1. 22.Definitions

    2. 23.Orders

    3. 24.Extent

    4. 25.Commencement

    5. 26.Short title

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Adjudicator

      1. 1.Status

      2. 2.The Adjudicator carries out functions on behalf of the Crown....

      3. 3.Appointment

      4. 4.Deputy Adjudicator

      5. 5.The Deputy Adjudicator may carry out any of the Adjudicator’s...

      6. 6.Term of office etc

      7. 7.Service as the Adjudicator, or as the Deputy Adjudicator, is...

      8. 8.Remuneration

      9. 9.Staff

      10. 10.Conflicts of interest

      11. 11.(1) This paragraph applies if both the Adjudicator and the...

      12. 12.Validity of acts

      13. 13.Application of seal and proof of documents

      14. 14.A document purporting to be duly executed under the seal—...

      15. 15.Accounts

      16. 16.Incidental powers

      17. 17.Assistance from Office of Fair Trading

      18. 18.Exemption from liability for damages

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Information powers

      1. 1.(1) The Adjudicator may, for the purposes of an investigation,...

      2. 2.(1) It is an offence for a person intentionally to...

      3. 3.It is an offence for a person knowingly to provide...

      4. 4.A person guilty of an offence under this Schedule is...

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