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Questions to ask your supplier of WELS scheme products - non-compliance flowchart text

WELS inspectors may visit your store at any time, they may announce their visit or they may not.

  1. Non-compliance detected
  2. Supplier is contacted and advised they need to become WELS compliant
  3. If non-compliance continues supplier is advised that enforcement actionmay be taken
  4. Non-compliance continues
    • Penalty infringement notice issued
      • Supplier goes to court, or
      • Pays the fine - matter resolved, or
      • Does not pay the fine - Court action
      or
    • Other enforcement action taken
      • enforceable undertaking
      • injunction
      • court action

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