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Electricity Regulations (Infringement)

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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

In 1981 there was a prosecution for breach of regulation 28 of the Electricity Regulations 1908. The employer was convicted and fined £50. Figures for cautions are not kept centrally and can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many employers have (a) been cautioned and (b) been prosecuted, and with what results, 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 number of employers prosecuted for infringement of these regulations in 1980–84 inclusive, and the results are included in the following table.

YearEmployers ProsecutedInformationsConvictionTotal fines £
198031666614,050
19812147477,225
198232615512,480
198329565415,500
198431626111,770
Figures for cautions are not kept centrally and can be obtained only at disproportionate cost.