Chemicals (Amendment) Act 2010

Amendment of section 16 of Principal Act.

8.— Section 16 of the Principal Act is amended by substituting the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Where an inspector is of the opinion that at any place—

(a) a person is or is likely to be in control of any activity relating to a chemical that involves or is likely to involve a serious risk to health or the environment, or

(b) the measures taken by a person for the prevention and mitigation of major accidents are or are likely to be seriously deficient,

the inspector may serve a notice (in this Act referred to as a ‘prohibition notice’) on the person concerned.”.