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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied

33.—(1) Where a person is convicted of an offence under regulation 30(1)(a), (b) or (d) in respect of any matters which appear to the court to be matters which it is in the power of that person to remedy, the court may, in addition to or instead of imposing any punishment, order that person, within such time as may be fixed by the order of the court, to take such steps as may be specified in that order for remedying those matters.

(2) The time fixed by an order of the court under paragraph (1) may be extended or further extended by a further order of the court on an application made before the end of the time as originally fixed or extended under this paragraph, as the case may be.

(3) Where a person is ordered under paragraph (1) to remedy any matters, that person shall not be liable under regulation 30 in respect of those matters in so far as they continue during the time fixed by the order of the court or any further time allowed under paragraph (2).

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