50H. Lead enforcement authority under letting agency legislation.

The Secretary of State may make arrangements for a local weights and measures authority in England to be the lead enforcement authority1 for the purposes of the relevant letting agency legislation2 instead of the Secretary of State3. The Secretary of State may by regulations made by statutory instrument make transitional or saving provision which applies when there is a change in the lead enforcement authority4.

It is the duty of the lead enforcement authority to (1) oversee the operation of the relevant letting agency legislation; (2) issue guidance to enforcement authorities about the exercise of their functions under the Tenant