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The Energy Information (Tumble Driers) Regulations 1996

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1.—(1) It shall be an offence to contravene—

  • regulation 4 (suppliers' duties in respect of labels);

  • regulation 5 (suppliers' duties in respect of information notices);

  • regulation 8 (suppliers' duties in respect of technical documentation);

  • regulation 9 (dealers' duty in respect of displayed appliances);

  • regulation 10 (dealers' duty in respect of information notices);

  • regulation 12 (printed communications);

  • regulation 13 (misleading information);

  • paragraph 5 of this Schedule (obstruction of authorised officers);

  • paragraph 11(8) of this Schedule (prohibition of purported search and seizure by unauthorised person); or

  • paragraph 15(1) of this Schedule (restrictions on disclosure of information).

(2) A person guilty of the offence of contravening paragraph 15(1) shall be liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum and, on conviction on indictment, to a fine.

(3) A person guilty of any other offence specified in sub-paragraph (1) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

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