Section 79(1) lists the statutory nuisances covered by the Environmental Protection Act 1990, although formally prosecution comes under section 80, and cases against local authorities under section 82.
The information requested is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) collect statistics from a sample of local authorities. The latest figures published on
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The number of prosecutions against local authorities on grounds of statutory nuisance are not held centrally.