Search Legislation

The Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Discharges of treated urban waste water

8.—(1) Discharges from urban waste water treatment plants described in paragraphs (1) or (2) of regulation 7 or from any such plant which provides treatment in accordance with paragraph (5) of that regulation, (including any such plants which are provided other than by a sewerage undertaker) shall satisfy the relevant requirements of Part I of Schedule 3.

(2) It shall be the duty of the Department, in exercise of its functions under Part II of the 1999 Order (prevention of pollution of water) to secure—

(a)with respect to any such discharge as is described in paragraph (1), that the requirements of that paragraph are satisfied;

(b)with respect to any discharge described in paragraph (5) or (6) of regulation 7, that the requirements of the said paragraph (5) or, as the case may be, the said paragraph (6) are satisfied;

(c)with respect to any discharge from a collecting system described in regulation 6 or an urban waste water treatment plant described in regulation 7, the limitation of pollution of receiving waters due to storm water overflows; and

(d)that no sludge is discharged to surface waters.

(3) The Department shall at regular intervals review and if necessary for the purposes of complying with this regulation, modify or revoke consents granted under Part II of the 1999 Order.

(4) Nothing in paragraph 6 of Schedule 1 to the 1999 Order shall restrict the power of the Department to modify or revoke a consent in pursuance of the duty imposed by this regulation.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources