Decisions

Decisions published

29/07/2020 - To review and amend a delegation to the Head of Regulatory Services in light of the new Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 now in force ref: 10875    Recommendations Approved

To ensure the existing delegation to the Head of Regulatory Services reflects all powers set out in new legislation introduced as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and that the delegation is fit for such purposes.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 29/07/2020

Effective from: 29/07/2020

Decision:

To amend the following delegation to the Head of Regulatory Services in light of the new Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 now in force –

Regulatory and Trading Standards Services – Functions and Responsibilities

Power to the Head of Regulatory Services to:

(a) authorise and/or direct officers of this Authority and/or any other East Midlands authority to carry out investigations (including the taking of samples and making test purchases), to issue warrants and/or credentials, to carry out enforcement, and to issue notices or give directions in accordance with legislation in force for the time being and, subject to the concurrence of the Director of Law and Governance, to institute, prosecute, appear in and defend proceedings (both civil and criminal) and issue fixed penalty notices in accordance with the approved enforcement policy;

[Note: this delegation has been reviewed and updated to reflect additional enforcement responsibilities arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, and in particular the responsibilities to respond to a serious and imminent threat to public health in accordance with The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 3) Regulations 2020]

Lead officer: John Sinnott