[140AA Extension of time limits because of alternative dispute resolution in certain cross border or domestic contractual disputes]
[140AA Extension of time limits because of alternative dispute resolution in certain cross border or domestic contractual disputes]
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

[(1)     In this section—

(a)     “ADR Directive” means Directive 2013/11/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2009/22/EC;

(b)     “ADR entity” has the meaning given by article 4(1)(h) of the ADR Directive [regulation 4 of the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Competent Authorities and Information) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/542)];

(c)     . . .

(d)     “ADR procedure” has the meaning given by article 4(1)(g) of the ADR Directive;

[(d)     “ADR procedure” means a procedure for the out-of-court resolution of disputes through the intervention of an ADR entity which proposes or imposes a solution or brings the parties together with the aim of facilitating an amicable solution;]

(e)     “non-binding ADR procedure” means an ADR procedure the outcome of which is not binding on the parties;

(f)     “relevant dispute” means a dispute to which Article 12(1) of the ADR Directive applies (certain cross-border or domestic contractual disputes brought by a consumer against a trader)

[(f)     “relevant dispute means a dispute that—

(a)     concerns obligations under a contract of sale or for services, and