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Suppliers get non compliant paint warning

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is warning paint suppliers that it is an offence to supply non-compliant paints. has learned that the EPA in conjunction with the Local Authorities will be carrying out enforcement activities during the remainder of the year, and will be spot-checking premises for evidence of non-compliant paint sales. has also learned that new legislation will be introduced shortly which will allow for fixed payment notices (i.e. ‘on-the-spot fines’) to be issued for any offences specified in the revied Deco-Paints regulations.

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