consumer protection

Information type Keep for Keep from Legislation or business reason
weights and measures – technical verifications 6 years creation UCAS requirement
weights and measures – metrology tests 6 years creation UCAS requirement
simple caution reports 6 years creation local decision
RIPA authorisations 3 years creation RIPA Codes of Practice
returns of legal proceedings – lifetime banning order permanent from date ban enforced Limitation Act 1980
returns of legal proceedings 6 years (or longer if ban over six years) last court date Limitation Act 1980
premises visit reports 6 years date of visit reasonable precautions and due diligence evidence
premises licences – underage alcohol sales enforcement 3 years then review creation Licensing Act 2003 Section 5
legal reports and original court documents 3 months unless notice of appeal - review file then return original to owners if necessary last court date best practice - appeals against conviction
premises inspection histories permanent creation local decision
poisons – sale of permanent - annual checks creation Local Government Act 1972
petroleum storage licenses – annual fee 5 years creation Local Government Act 1972
petroleum sites – required for future surveys for development work permanent creation local decision
legal reports and documents – first copy and remaining originals 6 years last court date Limitation Act 1980
home authority file – BWC applications 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
home authority files – audit forms 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
home authority file – companies with registered office in Devon 6 years creation Limitation Act 1980
food sampling 6 years creation Food Safety Act
financial investigations 3 years unless forming part of a legal report or confiscation proceeding creation Lord Chancellor's Code of Practice on Records Management Data Protection Act
explosives storage register current creation Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations (MSER) 2005
business advice – service warnings and others 6 years creation Local decision - may contain personal data
animal registration/license – farm animals – TB restrictions current creation Agriculture Act 1970
animal movement licenses – sheep 3 years creation Local Government Act 1972
animal movement licenses – pigs 6 years creation Local Government Act 1972
animal feed sampling 6 years creation Agriculture Act 1970
 
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