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The Industrial Pollution Control (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Emission etc. limits and quality objectives

4.—(1) The Department may make regulations under paragraph (2) or (3) establishing standards, objectives or requirements in relation to particular prescribed processes or particular substances.

(2) Regulations under this paragraph may—

(a)in relation to releases of any substance from prescribed processes into any environmental medium, prescribe standard limits for—

(i)the concentration, the amount or the amount in any period of that substance which may be so released; and

(ii)any other characteristic of that substance in any circumstances in which it may be so released;

(b)prescribe standard requirements for the measurement or analysis of, or of releases of, substances for which limits have been set under sub-paragraph (a); and

(c)in relation to any prescribed process, prescribe standards or requirements as to any aspect of the process.

(3) Regulations under this paragraph may establish for any environmental medium (in all areas or in specified areas) quality objectives or quality standards in relation to any substances which may be released into that or any other medium from any process.

(4) Regulations under this Article may be made for any purposes of this Order or for other purposes.

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