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9(1)If carrier bag regulations make provision under paragraph 4, they may confer on an administrator the power by notice to require a person on whom a discretionary requirement is imposed to pay the costs incurred by the administrator in relation to the imposition of the discretionary requirement up to the time of its imposition.
(2)In sub-paragraph (1), the reference to costs includes (among other things)—
(c)costs of obtaining expert advice (including legal advice).
(3)Carrier bag regulations that make provision under this paragraph must secure that, in any case where a notice requiring payment of costs is served—
(a)the notice specifies the amount required to be paid;
(b)the administrator may be required to provide a detailed breakdown of that amount;
(c)the person required to pay costs is not liable to pay any costs shown by the person to have been unnecessarily incurred;
(d)the person required to pay costs may appeal against—
(i)the decision of the administrator to impose the requirement to pay costs;
(ii)the decision of the administrator as to the amount of those costs.
(4)Provision under this paragraph may include the provision referred to in paragraph 8(1)(b) and (c) and (2).
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