Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Act, 1990

Amendment of section 16 of Principal Act.

12.—Section 16 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution in subsection (4) of the following paragraph for paragraph (b):

“(b) provide for the payment by the holder of the licence to the sanitary authority concerned of such amount or amounts as may be determined by the sanitary authority having regard to the expenditure incurred or to be incurred by it in monitoring, treating and disposing of discharges of trade effluent, sewage effluent and other matter to sewers in its functional area or a specified part of its functional area.”, and

(b) the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (13):

“(13A) Where a notice under this section is not complied with, the person on whom it was served shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both.”.