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

Amendment of section 12 of Principal Act.

9.—Section 12 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the insertion after subsection (2) of the following subsection:

“(2A) Notwithstanding subsection (2), a notice under this subsection may, either in addition to, or in lieu of complying with that subsection—

(a) regulate or restrict in such manner and to such extent and for such period as may be specified in the notice or make subject to specified conditions the carrying on of any activity, practice or use of premises that, in the opinion of the local authority concerned, could result in the entry of polluting matter to waters, and

(b) require the provision, re-location or alteration of facilities for the collection or storage of polluting matter.”, and

(b) the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (3)—

“(3) A person on whom a notice under this section is served may, within such period as may be specified in the notice, make representations to the local authority concerned in writing regarding the terms of the notice and the authority, after consideration of any such representations, may amend a provision of the notice (including the provision relating to subsection (2) (c)) or may confirm or revoke the notice and shall inform the person of such amendment, confirmation or revocation.”.