Policy paper

GCA interpretative publications

A statement by the GCA clarifying the status of three key types of GCA interpretative publication.



GCA publications covered by this policy

The GCA uses three main types of publication to communicate to retailers and others how the GCA interprets particular aspects of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (the Code):

  1. Interpretative guidance
  2. Best practice statements
  3. Retailer voluntary commitments

This policy clarifies the status of these three key types of publication.

Published 23 March 2016