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The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

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34.—(1) Every local weights and measures authority is an enforcement authority for the purpose of this Part.

(2) It is the duty of each enforcement authority to enforce in their area the duties under regulations 6(2), 6(5), 7(2), 7(3), 7(4), 7(5), 14(3), 18(1), 20, 21 and 35(5), and the EPC construction duty.

(3) In this regulation, “the EPC construction duty” means the duty specified in paragraph (4) applying to a building specified in paragraph (5).

(4) The duty is the requirement in accordance with the provisions of regulation 29 of the Building Regulations 2010(1) that a relevant person must, no later than five days after construction work has been completed on a building, give to the owner of the building an energy performance certificate for the building.

(5) The buildings to which the duty in paragraph (4) applies are those specified in regulation 34(1)(a) and (b) of the Building Regulations 2010(2).

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Regulation 29 of the Building Regulations 2010 is amended by S.I. 2012/3119.

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New text for regulation 34 of the Building Regulations 2010 is inserted by regulation 22 of S.I. 2012/3119.

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