Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992

Oral hearing and written report.

86.—(1) An oral hearing provided for in section 85 shall be conducted by a person appointed for that purpose by the Agency.

(2) The person appointed under subsection (1) shall make a written report on the hearing to the Agency and shall include in the report a recommendation relating to the grant or refusal of a licence or to the grant of a revised licence and, where appropriate, the conditions (if any) to be attached to the licence or revised licence.

(3) The Agency shall consider a report made under subsection (2) before making a decision on the application for a licence or on the review of a licence or revised licence.

(4) The Minister may make regulations in relation to the conduct of an oral hearing and the procedures at such a hearing.