128. Advising and assisting businesses and voluntary organisations.

County, county borough and district councils1, London borough councils2, the Common Council of the City of London3 and the Council of the Isles of Scilly4 ('relevant responders'5) must provide advice and assistance to the public in connection with the making of arrangements for the continuance of commercial activities by the public, or the continuance of the activities of bodies other than public or local authorities whose activities are not carried on for profit, in the event of an emergency6. For these purposes, advice and assistance need be given only to those businesses7 which carry on commercial activities in the