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Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

Section 5: Objective relating to general functions

27.Section 5 sets out LBRO’s objective. This is that LBRO must, when carrying out its general functions under section 6 to 10, seek to secure that local authorities exercise their relevant functions effectively, in a way that does not give rise to unnecessary burdens and in a way which conforms to the principles set out in subsection (2). These principles are the Better Regulation Commission’s Principles of Good Regulation.

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