130. Allocation of lead responsibility for purposes of making assessments and plans.

If more than one general category 1 responder1 which has functions2 which are exercisable in a particular local resilience area or police area3 is subject to the same civil protection duty4 in relation to an emergency or an emergency of a particular kind, a general category 1 responder which is subject to that duty may co-operate with another category 1 responder which has functions which are exercisable in that area and is subject to that duty for the purpose of identifying which of them will be the category 1 responder with lead responsibility for performing that duty in relation