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Control of Pollution Act 1974

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18In section 64 of that Act (under which a person is guilty of an offence if he is guilty of any act or neglect whereby any spring, well or adit the water from which is used or likely to be used for human consumption or domestic purposes or for manufacturing food or drink for human consumption is polluted or likely to be polluted)—

(a)for the word "Act" there shall be substituted the word

section; and

(b)there shall be added at the end the following subsection—

(2)Any person guilty of an offence by virtue of this section shall be liable in respect of each offence—

(a)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding £400 and in the case of a continuing offence to a further fine not exceeding £50 for every day during which the offence is continued after conviction ;

(b)on conviction on indictment, to a fine or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both a fine and such imprisonment.

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