71Investigating failure to comply with standards etc
(1)The Commissioner may investigate whether a person (D) has failed to comply with a relevant requirement.
(2)In this Part, “relevant requirement” means any of the following—
(a)a duty to comply with a standard specified by the Welsh Ministers (see section 25);
(b)a requirement included in a decision notice by virtue of section 79 (requirement to prepare action plan or take steps);
(c)an action plan (see sections 79 and 80);
(d)a requirement included in a decision notice by virtue of section 82 (publicising failure to comply).
(3)If the relevant requirement is a duty to comply with a standard, the Commissioner may undertake an investigation under this section only if he or she suspects that D has failed to comply with the relevant requirement.
(4)Schedule 10 makes further provision about investigations.
72Discontinuing an investigation
(1)This section applies if the Commissioner undertakes an investigation under section 71.
(2)The Commissioner may, at any time, discontinue the investigation.
(3)If the Commissioner decides to discontinue the investigation, the Commissioner must—
(a)inform each interested person, and
(b)inform D of the reasons for reaching the decision.
(4)The Commissioner must comply with subsection (3) as soon as practicable after reaching the decision.