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Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

Section 60: Consultation: general

158.This section requires a “relevant authority” (a Minister of the Crown or the Welsh Ministers) proposing to make an order under Part 3 to consult with the regulator that will be the recipient of the powers to be granted by the order and such other persons the relevant authority considers appropriate. The relevant authority will also be required to consult with relevant organisations that it considers represents the interests of persons substantially affected by the proposals.

159.If as a result of this consultation exercise there are substantial changes to any part of the proposals, the authority will be required to undertake further consultation on the revised proposals as it considers appropriate.

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