In cases where a risk exists and it is not being managed, Fire Authorities have a statutory
duty to enforce compliance with the Regulations and they may serve a notice on you.
In serious cases, have resulted in:

  • Penalties of a fine of up to £5000 (for each offence) have been given.
  • Up to two years imprisonment, on conviction or indictment in a Crown Court
  • Fines up to £400,000 and prison sentences have been issued.