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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

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Paragraph 1 – Legal status

263.The Adjudicator has the legal status of a ‘corporation sole’. Being a corporation sole will ensure that the Adjudicator is able to enter contracts, and to sue and be sued, in his or her capacity as an office holder rather than any individual capacity.

Paragraphs 2 and 3 – Appointment of the Adjudicator to represent the Crown

264.The Adjudicator is appointed by the Secretary of State and acts on behalf of the Crown.

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