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Environment (Wales) Act 2016

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(1)Carrier bag regulations may confer or impose powers or duties on an administrator to enforce provision made by the regulations.

(2)The regulations may (for example) confer powers on an administrator to—

(a)require the production of documents or the provision of information, or

(b)question a seller of goods or officers or employees of a seller.

(3)The regulations may also confer powers on an administrator to question a person the administrator reasonably believes has received any net proceeds of the charge or officers or employees of such a person.

(4)Carrier bag regulations that confer a power within subsection (2) must contain provision for ensuring that the power is exercised by an administrator only where the administrator reasonably believes there has been a failure to comply with a requirement of the regulations.

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