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Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 The Local Better Regulation Office

    1. Establishment of LBRO

      1. 1.LBRO

      2. 2.Dissolution of the LBRO company

    2. Definitions

      1. 3.“Local authority”

      2. 4.“Relevant function”

    3. General functions of LBRO

      1. 5.Objective relating to general functions

      2. 6.Guidance to local authorities

      3. 7.Guidance to local authorities: enforcement

      4. 8.Financial support and assistance to local authorities

      5. 9.Advice to Ministers of the Crown

      6. 10.Advice to Welsh Ministers

    4. Function relating to enforcement priorities

      1. 11.Enforcement priorities

    5. Matters relating to exercise of LBRO’s functions

      1. 12.Relationship with other regulators

      2. 13.Duty not to impose burdens etc

      3. 14.Ancillary powers

    6. Ministerial powers in relation to LBRO

      1. 15.Guidance or directions by the Secretary of State

      2. 16.Guidance or directions by Welsh Ministers

    7. Supplementary and general

      1. 17.Review of LBRO

      2. 18.Power to dissolve LBRO

      3. 19.Dissolution of LBRO: tax

      4. 20.Orders under Part 1

      5. 21.Interpretation of Part 1

  3. Part 2 Co-ordination of regulatory enforcement

    1. Introductory

      1. 22.Scope of Part 2

      2. 23.“Local authority”

      3. 24.“Relevant function”

    2. Primary authorities

      1. 25.Primary authorities

      2. 26.Nomination of primary authorities

    3. Functions of primary authorities

      1. 27.Advice and guidance

      2. 28.Enforcement action

      3. 29.Enforcement action: exclusions

      4. 30.Inspection plans

    4. Primary authorities: supplementary

      1. 31.Power to charge

      2. 32.LBRO support

    5. General

      1. 33.LBRO guidance

      2. 34.Orders under Part 2

      3. 35.Interpretation of Part 2

  4. Part 3 Civil sanctions

    1. Orders under Part 3: introductory

      1. 36.Power to make orders providing for civil sanctions

      2. 37.“Regulator”

      3. 38.“Relevant offence”

    2. Fixed monetary penalties

      1. 39.Fixed monetary penalties

      2. 40.Fixed monetary penalties: procedure

      3. 41.Fixed monetary penalties: criminal proceedings and conviction

    3. Discretionary requirements

      1. 42.Discretionary requirements

      2. 43.Discretionary requirements: procedure

      3. 44.Discretionary requirements: criminal proceedings and conviction

      4. 45.Discretionary requirements: enforcement

    4. Stop notices

      1. 46.Stop notices

      2. 47.Stop notices: procedure

      3. 48.Stop notices: compensation

      4. 49.Stop notices: enforcement

    5. Enforcement undertakings

      1. 50.Enforcement undertakings

    6. Orders under Part 3: supplementary provision

      1. 51.Combination of sanctions

      2. 52.Monetary penalties

      3. 53.Costs recovery

      4. 54.Appeals

      5. 55.Other provision

    7. Orders under Part 3: exclusions

      1. 56.Excluded provision: Scotland

      2. 57.Excluded provision: Northern Ireland

    8. Orders under Part 3: procedure

      1. 58.Consultation and consent: Scotland

      2. 59.Consultation and consent: Wales

      3. 60.Consultation: general

      4. 61.Parliamentary and Assembly procedure

    9. Extension of powers to make subordinate legislation

      1. 62.Offences under subordinate legislation

    10. Guidance

      1. 63.Guidance as to use of civil sanctions

      2. 64.Guidance as to enforcement of relevant offences

      3. 65.Publication of enforcement action

    11. Exercise of powers: general

      1. 66.Compliance with regulatory principles

      2. 67.Review

      3. 68.Suspension

    12. Supplementary and general

      1. 69.Payment of penalties into Consolidated Fund etc

      2. 70.Disclosure of information

      3. 71.Interpretation of Part 3

  5. Part 4 Regulatory burdens

    1. 72.Duty not to impose or maintain unnecessary burdens

    2. 73.Functions to which section 72 applies

  6. Part 5 General

    1. 74.General interpretation

    2. 75.Extent

    3. 76.Commencement

    4. 77.Short title

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      LBRO: supplementary

      1. 1.Status

      2. 2.Membership

      3. 3.(1) There are to be at least five and no...

      4. 4.(1) The ex officio members are to be—

      5. 5.Service as a member of LBRO is not service in...

      6. 6.Tenure

      7. 7.Employees

      8. 8.Committees

      9. 9.Proceedings

      10. 10.Delegation

      11. 11.Funding

      12. 12.Annual report

      13. 13.Accounts

      14. 14.Financial year

      15. 15.Instruments and authentication

      16. 16.Records

      17. 17.Parliamentary disqualification

      18. 18.Investigation

      19. 19.Freedom of information

      20. 20.Transitional provisions

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Replacement of the LBRO company by LBRO

      1. 1.Transfer of staff

      2. 2.Transfer of property, rights and liabilities

      3. 3.Tax

      4. 4.Continuity between the LBRO company and LBRO

      5. 5.Anything (including legal proceedings) which, immediately before the day on...

      6. 6.So far as is necessary or appropriate in consequence of...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Enactments specified for the purposes of Part 1

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Enforcement action: references to LBRO

      1. 1.Reference by enforcing authority

      2. 2.Reference by regulated person

      3. 3.Reference by primary authority

      4. 4.Effect of reference

      5. 5.Consultation

      6. 6.Procedure: general

      7. 7.Guidance and directions

      8. 8.Information

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Designated regulators

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Enactments specified for the purposes of orders under Part 3

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Enactments specified for the purposes of section 62

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