278. Penalty charge notice for breach of duty to belong to approved redress scheme.

If an enforcement authority1 other than the lead enforcement authority2 believes that a person has engaged (or is engaging) in estate agency work3 in relation to residential property4 in breach of the duty to be a member of an approved redress scheme5, it must notify the lead enforcement authority6. If a duly authorised officer of an enforcement authority believes that a person has engaged (or is engaging) in estate agency work in relation to residential property in breach of the statutory duty, he may give to the person in question a penalty charge notice7 which:

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    (1)     states his belief