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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 No. 2860
50.—(1) The Authority or its authorised agent may request entry at any reasonable hour to inspect an accredited RHI installation and its associated infrastructure to undertake any one or more of the following—
(a)verify that the participant is complying with all applicable ongoing obligations;
(b)verify meter readings;
(c)take samples and remove them from the premises for analysis;
(d)take photographs, measurements or video or audio recordings;
(e)ensure that there is no other contravention of these Regulations.
(2) Within 21 days of a request made under paragraph (1) being (in its opinion) unreasonably refused the Authority must send a notice to the participant specifying—
(a)the reason why the Authority considers the refusal to be unreasonable;
(b)the consequences of the refusal, including potential sanctions for failing to comply with the ongoing obligation imposed by regulation 34(i); and
(c)details of the participant’s right of review including any relevant time-limits.
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