Local Government (Water Pollution) Act, 1977

High Court's power to prohibit continuance of contravention of section 3 (1) or 4 (1).

11.—(1) Where a contravention of section 3 (1) or 4 (1) has occurred or is occurring, the High Court may, on the application of a local authority or any other person, whether or not the person has an interest in the waters, by order prohibit the continuance of the contravention.

(2) An application for an order under this section shall be by motion, and the High Court when considering the matter may make such interim or interlocutory order as it considers appropriate.

(3) The order by which an application under this section is determined may contain any terms and conditions as to the payment of costs as the High Court considers appropriate.