What legislation do we enforce? | Oxfordshire County Council

What legislation do we enforce?

List of the legislation enforced by OCC Trading Standards Service

Officers employed and appointed within the Trading Standards Service of Oxfordshire County Council are authorised to enforce all statutory functions applicable to the Authority including:

  • Administration of Justice Act 1970
  • Administration of Justice Act 1985
  • African Horse Sickness (England) Regulations 2012
  • Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Acts 1928 & 1931
  • Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968
  • Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2013
  • Animal Feed (Composition, Marketing and Use) (England) Regulations 2015
  • Animal Feed (Hygiene, Sampling etc and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2015
  • Agriculture Act 1970
  • Animals Act 1971
  • Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue
  • Limits) (England and Scotland) Regulations 2015
  • Animal Health Act 1981
  • Animal Welfare Act 2006
  • Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003
  • Beef and Veal Labelling Regulations 2010
  • Biofuel Labelling Regulations 2004
  • Bluetongue Regulations 2008
  • Bovines and Bovine Products {Trade) Regulations 1999
  • Brucellosis (England) Order 2015
  • Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008
  • Cancer Act 1939
  • Cat and Dog Fur (Control of Import, Export and Placing on the Market) Regulations 2008
  • Cattle Identification Regulations 2007
  • Children and Families Act 2014
  • Children and Young Persons (Protection from Tobacco) Act 1991
  • Children and Young Persons Act 1933
  • Clean Air Act 1993- Motor Fuel (Composition and Content) Regulations 1999
  • Companies Acts 1985 and 2006
  • Construction Products Regulations 2013
  • Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013
  • Consumer Credit Act 1974
  • Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013
  • Country of Origin of Certain Meats (England) Regulations 2015
  • Courts and Legal Services Act 1990
  • Criminal Justice Act 1988
  • Customs and Excise Management Act 1979
  • Detergents Regulations 2010
  • Diseases of Swine Regulations 2014
  • EC Fertilisers (England and Wales) Regulations 2006
  • Education Reform Act 1988
  • Energy Conservation Act 1981
  • Energy Information Regulations 2011
  • Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012
  • Enterprise Act 2002
  • Environment Protection Act 1980
  • Environment Act 1995
  • Estate Agents Act 1979
  • European Communities Act 1972
  • Explosives Regulations 2014
  • Fair Trading Act 1973
  • Feed (Hygiene and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2005
  • Financial Services (Distance Marketing) Regulations 2004
  • Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987
  • Fireworks Acts 1951 and 2003
  • Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015
  • Food Act 1984
  • Food and Environment Protection Act 1985
  • Food Information Regulations 2014
  • Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013
  • Food Safety Act 1990
  • Food For Specific Groups (Information and Compositional Requirements) (England) Regulations 2016
  • Foot and Mouth Disease (Control of Vaccination) (England) Regulations 2006
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981
  • Fraud Act 2006
  • General Food Regulations 2004
  • General Product Safety Regulations 2005
  • Genetically Modified Organisms (Traceability and Labelling) (England) Regulations 2004
  • Hallmarking Act 197
  • Health Act 200
  • Horse Passport Regulations 2009
  • Housing Act 2004
  • Housing and Regeneration Act 2008
  • Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (Enqland) Regulations 2007
  • Intoxicating Substances (Supply)Act 1985
  • Knives Act 1997
  • Legal Services Act 2007
  • Licensing Act 2003
  • Malicious Communications Act 1988 (common informers)
  • Medicines Act 1968
  • Money Laundering Regulations 2007
  • Motor Cycle Noise Act 1987
  • Motor Vehicles (Safety Equipment for Children) Act 1991
  • National Lottery Act 1993 (common informers)
  • Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food) (England) Order 2006
  • Official Feed and Food Controls (England) Order 2009
  • Olive Oil (Marketing Standards Regulations 2014
  • Olympic Symbol etc. (Protection) Act 1995
  • Organic Products Regulations 2009
  • Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992
  • Passenger Car (Fuel consumption and C02 Emissions Information) Regulations 2001
  • Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925
  • Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Enforcement) Regulations 2014
  • Petroleum {Transfer of Licences) Act 1936
  • Plastic Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) Regulations 2009
  • Poultrymeat (England) Regulations 2011
  • Prices Acts 1974
  • Protection of Animals Act 1911
  • Public Health Act 1961 (Section 73)
  • Psychoactive Substances Act 2016
  • Pyrotechnic Articles (Safety) Regulations 2015
  • Quick Frozen Foodstuffs (England) Regulations 2007
  • Radio Equipment and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Regulations 2000
  • REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008
  • Registered Designs Act 1949
  • Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008
  • Road Traffic (Foreign Vehicles) Act 1972
  • Road Traffic Act 1988 and 1991
  • Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
  • Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975
  • Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009
  • Sheep and Goats (Records, Identification and Movement) (England) Order 2009
  • Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015
  • Specified Products from China (Restrictions on First Placing on the Market) (England and Wales) Regulations 2008
  • Spirit Drinks Regulations 2008
  • Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015
  • Theft Act 1968
  • Timeshare, Holiday Products, Resale and Exchange Contracts Regulations 2010
  • Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002
  • Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016
  • Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011
  • Trade Descriptions Act 1968
  • Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011
  • Trade Marks Act 1994
  • Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010
  • Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
  • Unsolicited Goods and Services Acts 1971 and 1975
  • Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001
  • Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013
  • Video Recordings Act 1984
  • Violent Crime Reduction Acts 2001 and 2006
  • Welfare of Animals at The Time of Killing (England) Regulations 2015
  • Wine Regulations 2011
  • Zoonoses (Monitoring) (England) Regulations 2007

Weights and Measures legislation:

Weights and Measures Act 1985:

  • Measuring Instruments (Liquid Fuel and Lubricants) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Liquid Fuel Delivered from Road Tankers) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Automatic Discontinuous Totalisers) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Non Prescribed Instruments) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Automatic Catchweighers) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Automatic Rail-Weighbridges) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Beltweighers) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Cold Water Meters) Regulations 2006
  • Measuring Instruments (Material Measures of Length) Regulations 2006
  • Non Automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2000
  • Weights and Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006

Environmental protection legislation:

  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • SS 20, 21, 22, 25 of the 1974 Act
  • Regulations made under the 1974 Act:
  • The Ammonium Nitrate Materials (High Nitrogen Content) Safety Regulations 2003
  • The Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations 2013
  • The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002
  • The Explosives Regulations 2014
  • And provisions of the following Acts mentioned in Schedule 1 to the 1974 Act:
  • Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922
  • Explosives Act 1875
  • Public Health Acts 1936 and 1961

Financial investigations:

  • The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (extract from document Leg 1A)

Correct at June 2017

Last reviewed
20 June 2017
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