New penalty regime for F-gas violations set for April introduction

Enforcement bodies in England and Scotland to get powers in April to apply civil penalties of up to £200,000 for F-gas violations

Man on roof working on air conditioner. Photograph: Visionsi/123RF
F-gases have been used extensively in air conditioning and refrigeration. Photograph: Visionsi/123RF

Enforcement bodies in England and Scotland will be able to apply civil penalties of up to £200,000 for breaches of EU regulations governing the use of fluorinated gases (F-gases) from April, DEFRA and the Scottish government have confirmed.

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