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Electricity Regulations

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many employees have (a) been cautioned and (b) been prosecuted, and with what result, for infringement of regulation 28 of the Electricity Regulations 1908 in each of the last five years to the nearest convenient date.

No employees were prosecuted for infringement of regulation 28 of the Electricity Regulations 1908 during the period 1980–1984. Figures for cautions given are not kept centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many employees have (a) been cautioned and (b) been prosecuted, and with what result, for infringement of the Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations 1908 and 1944 in each of the last five years to the nearest convenient date.

The numbers of employees prosecuted for infringement of these regulations in the period 1980–84, and the results of these prosecutions, are as follows:

  • 1980—No prosecutions
  • 1981–3 prosecutions
  • £50 fine (£25 costs)
  • £50 fine (£25 costs)
  • £75 fine (£34 costs)
  • 1982—No prosecutions
  • 1983—No prosecutions
  • 1984–1 prosecution;
  • £150 fine
  • Figures for cautions given are not kept centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.