Pubs Code and Adjudicator – consultation closes

The Pubs Code and Adjudicator consultation closed on the 18 January. The BBPA and members submitted full responses to the consultation, which requested views on the draft regulations setting out the details of the primary legislation. This included:

• MRO (triggers, procedure, disputes)
• Temporary agreements
• Interaction with the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954
• Information requirements
• Franchises

The Government is currently considering responses to the consultation, with the implementation of the secondary legislation currently expected from 26 May 2016. For further information on this subject please contact Jim Cathcart.