560. Enforcing authorities in regard to REACH.

The European Union Regulation concerning the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals ('REACH')1 is enforced in the United Kingdom2 under the provisions of the REACH Enforcement Regulations 20083.

An enforcing authority4 must enforce a listed REACH provision5 where it is named against that provision in the REACH table6. The enforcement duty7 applies to an enforcing authority where enforcement of the listed REACH provision is a function of that authority8. Where the Office for Nuclear Regulation is named in any column of the REACH table against any listed REACH provision, the enforcement duty, so far as it relates to that