Air Pollution Act, 1987

Directions by Minister in relation to air pollution.

52.—(1) The Minister shall, from time to time as occasion demands, issue such general directions as to policy in relation to the prevention and limitation of air pollution as he considers necessary.

(2) In performing their functions under this Act, a local authority and An Bord Pleanála shall have regard to any directions issued by the Minister under this section.

(3) Whenever the Minister gives a direction under this section, he shall—

(a) cause a copy of the direction to be transmitted to each local authority and to An Bord Pleanála,

(b) cause to be published in Iris Oifigiúil a notice of the issue of the direction.

(4) Whenever the Minister causes a notice to be published pursuant to subsection (3) (b), such notice shall specify where a copy of the direction to which it relates may be obtained and the fee (if any) payable in respect of such copy.