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Environmental Protection Act 1990

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[F192BAppeals against litter clearing noticesE+W

(1)A person on whom a litter clearing notice is served under section 92A above may appeal against it to a magistrates' court in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(2)An appeal under this section must be made within a period of 21 days beginning with the day on which the notice is served.

(3)The grounds on which an appeal under this section may be made are that—

(a)there is a material defect or error in, or in connection with, the notice;

(b)the notice should have been served on another person;

(c)the land is not defaced by litter or refuse so as to be detrimental to the amenity of the locality;

(d)the action required is unfair or unduly onerous.

(4)A notice against which an appeal under this section is made is of no effect pending the final determination or withdrawal of the appeal.

(5)On the determination of an appeal under this section, the magistrates' court must—

(a)quash the notice;

(b)modify the notice (including modifying it by extending the period specified in it); or

(c)dismiss the appeal.]

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F1Ss. 92A-92C inserted (E.W.) (16.3.2006 for certain purposes for W., 6.4.2006 for E. and 15.3.2007 in so far as not already in force for W.) by Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (c. 16), ss. 20(2), 108; S.I. 2006/768, art. 3; S.I. 2006/795, art. 2(3), Sch. 2; S.I. 2006/2797, art. 4(g)

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