145. Power to require information.

145.     Power to require information.

A Minister of the Crown may require a general category 1 or category 2 responder1 to provide information about action taken for the purpose of complying with its civil protection duties2 or to explain why it has not taken action for the purpose of complying with any such duty3. Compliance with such a requirement is obligatory4, and Ministers of the Crown and general category 1 and category 2 responders may bring proceedings in the High Court in respect of any failure by a general category 1 or category