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Groceries Code Adjudicator Act 2013

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In this Act—

  • the Adjudicator” means the Groceries Code Adjudicator;

  • “direct supplier” means a person who is a supplier within the meaning given by Article 2 of the Groceries Supply Order;

  • “dispute” has the meaning given by Article 2 of the Groceries Supply Order;

  • “financial year” means—

    (a)

    the period beginning with the day on which section 1 comes into force and ending with the following 31 March; and

    (b)

    each successive period of 12 months;

  • “Groceries Code” means the code of practice set out in Schedule 1 to the Groceries Supply Order;

  • “Groceries Supply Order” means the Groceries (Supply Chain Practices) Market Investigation Order 2009, made by the Competition Commission under section 161 of the Enterprise Act 2002;

  • “indirect supplier” means a person who would be a supplier within the meaning given by Article 2 of the Groceries Supply Order but for the reference to direct supply;

  • “large retailer” means a designated retailer as defined by Article 2 of the Groceries Supply Order or a subsidiary of a designated retailer;

  • “supplier” means—

    (a)

    a direct supplier; or

    (b)

    an indirect supplier;

  • “supply agreement” has the meaning given by Article 2 of the Groceries Supply Order.

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