Regulatory Services Enforcement Policy
The Regulation and Enforcement Division of Birmingham City Council consists of a variety of service areas; each one has significant responsibility for enforcing criminal and civil legislation relevant to its area of work.
The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 requires us to publish an Enforcement Policy which we review annually. The policy commits Regulation and Enforcement to good enforcement practice and describes what businesses, or indeed anyone, can expect in terms of when and how our officers take legal action.
The service areas that are particularly affected by the policy are:
A copy of our current Enforcement Policy can be viewed by visiting www.birmingham.gov.uk/regulatoryenforcementpolicy.
On request, the policy can be made available on tape, in braille or large type.
Our Traders Prosecuted web pages provide details on the more recent cases which have been before the courts.
You can request advice or assistance on Trading Standards issues by contacting the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0345 40 40 506 or visiting www.adviceguide.org.uk.