Local Government (Water Pollution) Act, 1977

Appeals in relation to sections 4 and 7.

8.—(1) Any person may, before the expiration of the prescribed period, appeal to the Minister in relation to the granting or refusing of a licence under section 4, the conditions attached to such a licence or amendment or deletion of conditions attached to or attachment of new conditions to a licence on a review under section 7.

(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 local authority concerned relating to the granting or revoking 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.