Part 6 Exercise of Enforcement Functions by Area Enforcers
Part 6 Exercise of Enforcement Functions by Area Enforcers

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In this Part, “area enforcer” means—

(a)     a local weights and measures authority in Great Britain,

(b)     a district council in England, or

(c)     a district council in Northern Ireland.

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(1)     Sub-paragraphs (3) to (6) apply in relation to an area enforcer's exercise, in accordance with this Schedule, of a power in Part 3 or 4 of this Schedule.

(2)     Sub-paragraphs (3) to (6) also apply in relation to an area enforcer's exercise of an investigatory power—

(a)     conferred by legislation which, by virtue of a provision listed in paragraph 10 of this Schedule, the area enforcer has a duty or power to enforce, or conferred by legislation under which such legislation is made, or

(b)     conferred by legislation listed in the second column of the table in paragraph 11 of this Schedule,

for the purpose of ascertaining whether there has been a breach of that legislation or of any notice issued by the area enforcer under that legislation.

(3)     A local weights and measures authority in England or Wales may exercise the power in a part of England or Wales which is outside that authority's area.

(4)     A local weights and measures authority in Scotland may exercise the power in a part of Scotland which is outside that authority's area.

(5)     A district council in England may exercise the power in a part of England which is outside that council's district.

(6)     A district c

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