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Enforcement Policy Statement (EPS)

This Enforcement Policy Statement is in accordance with the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 and the Regulators Code 2014.

It sets out the general principles and approach which HSE and local authorities are expected to follow. All local authority and HSE staff who take enforcement decisions are required to follow HSE’s Enforcement Policy Statement.

Updated 2017-03-31