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Enforcement and Penalties


Each local authority shall be responsible for the enforcement of the provisions of these Regulations within their functional areas and shall appoint authorised persons to take such steps as are necessary for this purpose.


Prosecutions and Penalties

A prosecution for an offence determined in accordance with Regulation 19 will be subject to the penalties in section 10 of the Waste Management Act 1996 (revised 9 Feb 2022) and prosecuted in accordance with section 11, 12 and 13 of the Act.

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