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UK Statutory Instruments

Version as made

2015 No. 1333 (C. 76)

  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Statutory Instruments

2015 No. 1333 (C. 76)


Consumer Protection

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2015


21st May 2015

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 100(5) of the Consumer Rights Act 2015(1).


1.  This Order may be cited as the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2015.

Provisions coming into force on 27th May 2015

2.  The following provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 come into force on 27th May 2015—

(a) section 77 and Schedule 5 insofar as they relate to Chapter 5 of Part 3 and to the extent that they are not already in force; and
(b) section 82. Nick BolesMinister of State for SkillsDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills21st May 2015
EXPLANATORY NOTE(This note is not part of the Order) This is the first Commencement Order made under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (c.15) (“the Act”) that extends to the United Kingdom. Certain provisions came into force on the passing of the Act and other provisions relating to England only have been brought into force via a different Order. Article 2 lists the provisions of the Act which will come into force on 27th May 2015. This Order brings into force section 77 of and Schedule 5 to the Act, which deals with investigatory powers, insofar as they relate to Chapter 5 of Part 3 of the Act (Secondary ticketing). The Order also brings into force section 82 of the Act which makes provisions as to the appointment of judges to the Competition Appeal Tribunal. An impact assessment has not been prepared for this instrument as no significant impact on the private, voluntary or public sector is foreseen. (1) 2015 c.15 .