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Attorney-General written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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Photo of Gordon Banks Gordon Banks Labour, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Attorney-General how many regulations the Law Officers' Departments introduced between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013; if he will list those regulations; and what estimate he has made of the total cost of their introduction.

Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald The Solicitor-General

The information requested is contained in the following table:

Department Date laid before Parliament Title of regulation/order Publication cost (£ inc. VAT)
AGO 26 June 2012 The Prosecution of-Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) (Amendment) Order 2012 316
AGO 10 August 2012 The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2012 316
AGO 26 October 2012 The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) (Amendment .No. 3) Order 2012 316

No record is kept of the costs incurred by departmental officials in preparing these orders and such information could be provided only at a disproportionate cost.

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