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The Industrial Pollution Control (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Power of chief inspector to remedy harm

27.—(1) Where the commission of an offence under Article 23(1)(a) or (c) causes any harm which it is possible to remedy, the chief inspector may, subject to paragraph (2)—

(a)arrange for any reasonable steps to be taken towards remedying the harm; and

(b)recover the cost of taking those steps from any person convicted of that offence.

(2) The chief inspector shall not exercise his powers under this Article except with the approval in writing of the Department and, where any of the steps are to be taken on or will affect land in the occupation of any person other than the person on whose land the prescribed process is being carried on, with the permission of that person.

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