140. Power to require information.

140.     Power to require information.

The Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers1 may require the provision of such information by importers, exporters, manufacturers, distributors or users of a pesticide2 as he or they consider necessary:


    (1)     for the purpose of controlling pesticides in the United Kingdom3;


    (2)     for fulfilling any international obligations to provide information4; or


    (3)     for enabling the United Kingdom government to determine what action it should take to fulfil an international obligation of any other description5.

Contravention of any such requirement, or misstatement or