Local Government (Water Pollution) Act, 1977

Appeals in relation to sections 16 and 17.

20.—(1) A person to whom a licence under section 16 has been refused, or granted subject to conditions, may appeal to the Minister in relation to the refusal to grant such a licence, the conditions attached to such a licence or amendment or deletion of conditions attached to or attachment of new conditions to such a licence on review.

(2) The Minister, after consideration of an appeal under this section, shall either (as he thinks proper) refuse the appeal or give appropriate directions to the sanitary authority concerned relating to the granting of a licence or the attachment, amendment or deletion of conditions, and, where such directions are given, the authority shall, as soon as may be after receipt of the directions, comply with them.