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Safety on Learner Transport (Wales) Measure 2011

Enforcement undertakings (paragraph 11 of Schedule A1)

48.The regulations may confer on an enforcement authority the power to accept an enforcement undertaking from a person where the enforcement authority has reasonable grounds to suspect that the person has breached the safety regulations. An enforcement undertaking is an undertaking to take such action as may be specified in the undertaking within a specified time period. The effect of the undertaking is that as long as there is compliance with the undertaking other kinds of enforcement action cannot be taken in respect of the act or omission to which the undertaking relates. The actions that cannot be taken during the operation of an enforcement undertaking are: proceedings for a criminal offence, a fixed monetary penalty or a discretionary requirement. Paragraph 11 of Schedule A1 also sets out the power by regulations to make provision for the procedure for enforcement undertakings, their terms, publication and variation and provision about compliance, monitoring and appeals.

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