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The Air Quality Standards (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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7.—(1) The Scottish Ministers shall take the necessary measures to ensure that the air quality standards set out in regulation 6 are attained.

(2) In the case of Group B pollutants, the necessary measures are–

(a)measures not entailing disproportionate costs; and

(b)in so far as concentrations of a relevant pollutant arise as a result of emissions from installations to which Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control(1) applies, the application of best available techniques to prevent pollution from those installations in accordance with that Directive(2).

(3) In the case of ozone, the necessary measures are measures the Scottish Ministers consider to be proportionate and, in relation to the long term objectives, cost effective.

(1)

O.J. No L 257, 10.10.96, p.26.

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The Directive is implemented by the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/323 as amended by the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 8), Schedule 2 paragraph 7, S.S.I. 2002/493, S.S.I. 2003/146, 170, 221 and 235, S.S.I. 2004/26, 110, 112 and 512, S.S.I. 2005/101, 340 and 510).

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