Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Business, Innovation
and Skills, are published separately as Bill 62—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Secretary Vince Cable has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] are compatible
with the Convention rights.
How does the Adjudicator arbitrate disputes?
How does the Adjudicator carry out investigations and enforce their findings?
What advice, guidance and recommendations does the Adjudicator give?
What are the Adjudicator’s reporting requirements?
How is the Adjudicator supervised?
How does the Adjudicator handle information?
How may the Adjudicator be funded?
Amendments and transition
Definitions and final provisions