Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992

Limit on duration of licence.

90.—(1) Subject to subsection (2), where an activity to which a licence or revised licence under this Part relates—

(a) has not commenced within three years after the date on which the licence or revised licence was granted, or

(b) has ceased for a period of not less than three years,

the licence or revised licence shall cease to have effect.

(2) Without prejudice to subsection (1), the Agency may, having regard to the nature of the works and arrangements necessary in connection with the activity and any other relevant consideration—

(a) specify a period being a period of more than three years during which the licence or revised licence is to have effect,

(b) on an application which complies with the requirements (if any) which may be prescribed, extend the period so specified.