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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Section 225 - Sanction

655.Subsection (1) gives the regulator the power to consider the use of its other intervention powers if the registered provider has not complied with the contents of an enforcement notice that the regulator has issued.

656.Subsection (2) provides that where the enforcement notice has been served on a person under section 220(12), the regulator may only either use the powers to require the payment of a fine as set out in sections 226 to 235, or take steps to instigate a prosecution in relation to the offence which provided grounds for service of the enforcement notice.

657.Subsection (3) provides that a person who has been served with an enforcement notice under Case 9 of section 220 may be prosecuted for the offence which gave grounds for the enforcement notice only if they have not complied with that enforcement notice.

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