131. Allocation of lead responsibility for purpose of warning, informing and advising the public.

Where more than one category 1 responder1 has functions2 which are exercisable in a particular local resilience area or police area3 and is subject to a duty4 to maintain arrangements to warn the public, and to provide information and advice to the public, if a particular emergency5 or an emergency of a particular kind is likely to occur or has occurred6, each such general category 1 responder having those functions and subject to that duty must co-operate with each of the other category 1 responders for the purpose of identifying which of them will be the responder with lead