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Energy Act 2011

Section 16: Sanctions for non-compliance with obligations under sections 12 to 15

65.This section allows the Secretary of State to make regulations to ensure that sellers, prospective landlords, prospective licensees and also those obligated under regulations made pursuant to sections 13 and 15 meet their disclosure and acknowledgement obligations. Subsection (2) contains a non-exhaustive list of the types of provision which the Secretary of State may make, including provision allowing for the imposition of civil penalties and provision to require a green deal provider to suspend or cancel the bill payer’s liability to make payments under a green deal plan.

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