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The Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Notice to prevent or control indirect discharges of substances in list I or II

18.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), where–

(a)any person is carrying on, or proposing to carry on, any activity on or in the ground; and

(b)that activity might lead to an indirect discharge of any substance in list I or pollution of groundwater as a result of an indirect discharge of any substance in list II,

the Department may serve a notice in writing on that person prohibiting him from carrying on that activity or authorising him to carry on that activity subject to such conditions as are specified in the notice and which are necessary to prevent an indirect discharge of any substance in list I or pollution of groundwater as a result of an indirect discharge of any substance in list II.

(2) This regulation shall not apply to the disposal, or tipping for the purpose of disposal, of any substance in list I or II except in a case falling within regulation 22(3) during the period whilst the application in question is pending.

(3) The Department may at any time, by notice in writing served on the person on whom a notice under paragraph (1) was served, vary or revoke that notice and a notice of variation or revocation shall state the Department’s reasons.

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