Ofgem's Criminal Prosecution Policy Statement

Decision Consultation

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Generation and Wholesale Market

Ofgem may investigate and prosecute certain criminal offences under legislation including the Gas Act 1986, the Electricity Act 1989 and the Electricity and Gas (Market Integrity and Transparency)(Criminal Sanctions) Regulations 2015 ("the REMIT Criminal Regulations").

This policy statement explains the process the Authority will follow for criminal prosecutions.