Statutory guidance

Primary Authority statutory guidance

The framework for the operation of Primary Authority.

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Primary Authority Statutory Guidance

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Primary Authority scope: impact assessment

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Details

This is the framework for the operation of Primary Authority and sets out essential detail to assist those participating in the scheme. It is split into seven main sections, one general and relevant to all, and the others specific to direct partnerships, co-ordinated partnerships, primary authorities, enforcing authorities, co-ordinators and supporting regulators.

This guidance was extensively revised to support the extension of Primary Authority on 1 October 2017 under the Enterprise Act 2016. It replaces the previous version, published in September 2013. In addition, the list of Primary Authority categories that accompanied this document no longer applies, since the scope of partnerships (by default) now covers all the regulatory functions of primary authorities.

Unlocking the potential of Primary Authority

Published 24 September 2013
Last updated 1 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Guidance revised to support the extension of Primary Authority on 1 October 2017 under the Enterprise Act 2016.
  2. First published.