Lessons from prosecution breakdown
Half of all CDM prosecutions brought against clients lOnly nine designers prosecuted in seven years
33% of client prosecutions are for failing to comply with Regulation 10, ie they are asking a principal contractor to start before a suitable plan is in place.
Of the 12 cases involving a client failing to provide information under Regulation 11, seven involved asbestos.
87.5% of principal contractor prosecutions were under Regulations 15(4) or 16(1).