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The Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Authorisation of disposal or tipping of substances in list I or II

17.—(1) An application for an authorisation for the purposes of regulation 15(1)(a)(i) shall be made in writing to the Department.

(2) If in any case the Department considers that there are special reasons why the application should be advertised, it may by notice in writing served on the applicant require him to advertise the application in such manner as may be specified in the notice.

(3) The Department may either–

(a)grant an authorisation in writing subject to such conditions as it sees fit; or

(b)by notice in writing refuse the application and the notice shall state the Department’s reasons for refusal.

(4) The Department may at any time, by notice in writing served on the person holding an authorisation under this regulation, vary or revoke the authorisation and a notice of variation or revocation shall state the Department’s reasons.

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