Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

152 Order for payment of regulator’s costs in bringing prosecution

(1)

On the application of the regulator, the court may order the offender to pay to the regulator a sum that it thinks just and reasonable towards the costs of the prosecution (including the costs of investigating the offending and any associated costs).

(2)

If the court makes an order under subsection (1), it must not make an order under section 4 of the Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967.

(3)

If the court makes an order under subsection (1) in respect of a Crown organisation, any costs and fees awarded must be paid from the funds of that organisation.

Compare: 1967 No 129 s 4(5)