Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL]

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]

Clause 6

LORD HOWARD OF RISING

37A*

Page 2, line 30, at end insert—

“(2) A large retailer, subject to any enforcement measure set out in this section, may appeal against these measures to the Competition Appeals Tribunal.

(3) If the Adjudicator requires information to be published, the large retailer may appeal to the Competition Appeals Tribunal—

(a) prior to any information being published; or

(b) following the publication of any information.”

Clause 9

LORD HOWARD OF RISING

47A*

Page 3, line 27, leave out subsection (4)

Clause 15

THE EARL OF SANDWICH

LORD BORRIE

87A*

Page 5, line 32, at end insert “with the purpose of preventing transfer of excessive risks and unexpected costs on to suppliers”

87B*

Page 5, line 32, at end insert—

“( ) assess any factors that have prevented the Adjudicator from effectively enforcing the code”

Clause 19

LORD HOWARD OF RISING

110A*

Page 8, line 10, at end insert “, and for the purpose of the first levy and any subsequent annual increase in the levy, the Adjudicator must undertake a consultation process with the specified retailers and consider any submissions received.

( ) The Adjudicator may require the payment of a levy only if an order made by the Secretary of State is in force setting out the amount of the levy and authorising the Adjudicator to do so.”

Clause 21

LORD HOWARD OF RISING

121A*

Page 9, line 22, at end insert—

“( ) In section 179(1) the Enterprise Act 2002 for “or the Commission” substitute “The Commission, or the Groceries Code Adjudicator.”

Prepared 26th June 2012