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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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7.—(1) Except in a case where an application has been referred to the Scottish Ministers under paragraph 6 and, subject to paragraph 10, SEPA shall give notice of its determination of an application under regulation 13(2)–

(a)where the consultation and advertising procedure set out in paragraph 4 applies, within the period of 4 months beginning with the day on which it received the application;

(b)where that procedure does not apply, within the period of 3 months beginning with the day on which it received the application,

or, in either case, within such longer period as may be agreed with the applicant.

(2) For the purpose of calculating the periods mentioned in sub-paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) no account shall be taken of–

(a)any period beginning with the date on which notice is served on an operator under paragraph 3 and ending on the date on which the operator furnishes the information specified in the notice;

(b)any period allowed for making representations in relation to a notice given pursuant to paragraph 5 in so far as that period does not overlap with any other period allowed for making representations in accordance with paragraph 4(12);

(c)where a matter falls to be determined for the purposes of regulation 28 or under regulation 29, any period beginning with the date on which the period of 28 days referred to in paragraph 4(8) ends and ending on the date on which the application is advertised in accordance with paragraph 15(b).

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