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Enterprise Act 2002

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112Penalties: main procedural requirements

(1)As soon as practicable after imposing a penalty under section 110(1) or (3), the Commission shall give notice of the penalty.

(2)The notice shall state—

(a)that the Commission has imposed a penalty on the person concerned;

(b)whether the penalty is of a fixed amount, of an amount calculated by reference to a daily rate or of both a fixed amount and an amount calculated by reference to a daily rate;

(c)the amount or amounts concerned and, in the case of an amount calculated by reference to a daily rate, the day on which the amount first starts to accumulate and the day or days on which it might cease to accumulate;

(d)the failure or (as the case may be) the obstruction or delay which the Commission considers gave it the power to impose the penalty;

(e)any other facts which the Commission considers justify the imposition of a penalty and the amount or amounts of the penalty;

(f)the manner in which, and place at which, the penalty is required to be paid to the Commission;

(g)the date or dates, no earlier than the end of the relevant period beginning with the date of service of the notice on the person concerned, by which the penalty or (as the case may be) different portions of it are required to be paid;

(h)that the penalty or (as the case may be) different portions of it may be paid earlier than the date or dates by which it or they are required to be paid; and

(i)that the person concerned has the right to apply under subsection (3) below or to appeal under section 114 and the main details of those rights.

(3)The person against whom the penalty was imposed may, within 14 days of the date of service on him of a notice under subsection (1), apply to the Commission for it to specify a different date or (as the case may be) different dates by which the penalty or (as the case may be) different portions of it are to be paid.

(4)A notice under this section shall be given by—

(a)serving a copy of the notice on the person on whom the penalty was imposed; and

(b)publishing the notice.

(5)In this section “relevant period” means the period of 28 days mentioned in subsection (3) of section 114 or, if another period is specified by the Secretary of State under that subsection, that period.

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