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THE CONSUMER RIGHTS ACT 2015 (COMMENCEMENT NO. 2) ORDER 2015

UK Statutory Instruments

Version as made

2015 No. 1584


  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Statutory Instruments

2015 No. 1584

Competition

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2015

Made

2nd August 2015

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 100(5) and (6) of the Consumer Rights Act 2015(1).

Citation and interpretation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2015.

2.  In this Order, “the Act” means the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

Provisions coming into force on 3rd August 2015

3.  Section 81 (private actions in competition law) of the Act comes into force on 3rd August 2015, so far as it relates to the following provisions of Schedule 8 to the Act, for the purposes of making regulations or guidance—

(a) paragraph 12;
(b) paragraph 18;
(c) paragraphs 20 to 22; and
(d) paragraphs 28 to 35. Nick BolesMinister of State for SkillsDepartment for Business, Innovation and Skills2nd August 2015
EXPLANATORY NOTE(This note is not part of the Order) This is the second Commencement Order made under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“the Act”) that extends to the UK. Certain provisions came into force in accordance with section 100 of the Act, on the passing of the Act or two months after the passing of the Act. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement) (England) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/965 ) brought certain provisions into force on 27th May 2015 in relation to England only. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/1333 ) brought certain provisions into force on 27th May 2015 in relation to the UK. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provision) (England) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/1575 ) brought certain provisions into force on 1st September 2015 in relation to England only. Article 2 brings a number of provisions of the Act into force on 3rd August 2015 for the purpose only of making regulations or guidance. The provisions are section 81 and paragraphs 12, 18, 20, 21, 22 and 28 to 35 of Schedule 8, which relate to private actions in competition law.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS(This note is not part of the Order) The following provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 have been brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 77 (partially, in relation to England only) 27th May 20152015/965
Section 77 (partially) 27th May 20152015/1333
Section 8227th May 20152015/1333
Sections 83 to 88 (in so far as they were not yet in force, in relation to England only) 27th May 20152015/965
Section 89 (in relation to England only) 1st September 20152015/1575
Schedule 5 (partially, in relation to England only) 27th May 20152015/965
Schedule 5 (partially) 27th May 20152015/1333
Schedule 9 (in so far as was not yet in force, in relation to England only) 27th May 20152015/965
(1) 2015 c.15 .