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(1)A verifier must accept or reject a completion certificate submitted to it under this Act.
(2)The verifier must accept the certificate if, but only if, after reasonable inquiry, it is satisfied as to the matters certified in the certificate.
(3)Before accepting a completion certificate—
(a)relating to a building, or
(b)in respect of work or a conversion,
of such description as procedure regulations may specify, the verifier must consult such persons as may be so specified.
(4)Where a verifier accepts or rejects a completion certificate the verifier must—
(a)send a copy of the certificate, together with—
(i)in the case of an accepted certificate, a copy of any continuing requirements imposed under section 22, and
(ii)such other documents and information as may be specified in procedure regulations,
to the local authority for registration in the building standards register, and
(b)notify the owner of the building of—
(i)the acceptance or rejection of the certificate, and
(ii)in the case of an acceptance, the imposition of any continuing requirements under section 22,
unless the owner is the person who submitted the certificate.
(5)Subsection (4)(a) does not apply where the verifier is the local authority.
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