51. Energy assessors.

An energy assessor1 must be a member of an accreditation scheme2 approved by the appropriate national authority3.

An energy assessor must include in an energy performance certificate or inspection report a declaration of any personal or business relationship (other than in relation to producing the certificate or inspection report) that he has with:

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    (1)     the person who commissioned the certificate or inspection report4;

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    (2)     any person on whose behalf the certificate or inspection report was commissioned5; and

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    (3)     any person who the energy assessor believes has or may have a personal or business relationship with a person referred to in