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‘(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for and in connection with enforcing compliance with obligations imposed by regulations under section (Flood insurance obligations: information).
(2) The regulations may in particular include—
(a) provision about the sanctions, including civil penalties, that may be imposed by the Secretary of State or a person acting on behalf of the Secretary of State for non-compliance with the obligations;
(b) provision about the procedure to be followed when imposing a sanction;
(c) provision about the recovery of costs incurred in connection with imposing a sanction up to the time of its imposition;
(d) provision enabling an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal against the imposition of a sanction or a requirement to pay costs.
(3) Provision under subsection (2)(a) may in particular include—
(a) provision for civil penalties of a fixed amount;
(b) provision for further amounts to be payable by way of civil penalty where an insurer continues to fail to comply with the obligation in question;
(c) provision about how a civil penalty or an amount of costs may be recovered.
(4) Provision under subsection (2)(d) may include provision as to the grounds on which an appeal may be made.’—(Dan Rogerson.)