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Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999

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1(1)Establishing standards, objectives or requirements in relation to emissions within the meaning of the regulations.

(2)Authorising the making of plans for—

(a)the setting of overall limits,

(b)the allocation of quotas, or

(c)the progressive improvement of standards or objectives,

relating to such emissions.

(3)Authorising the making of schemes for the trading or other transfer of quotas so allocated.

2(1)Determining the authorities (whether public or local or the Secretary of State) by whom functions conferred by the regulations—

(a)in relation to permits under the regulations, or

(b)otherwise for or in connection with the prevention or control of environmental pollution,

are to be exercisable (in this Schedule referred to as “regulators”).

(2)Specifying any purposes for which any such functions are to be exercisable by regulators.

3Enabling the Secretary of State to give directions which regulators are to comply with, or guidance which regulators are to have regard to, in exercising functions under the regulations, including—

(a)directions providing for any functions exercisable by one regulator to be instead exercisable by another;

(b)directions given for the purposes of the implementation of any obligations of the United Kingdom under the Community Treaties or under any international agreement to which the United Kingdom is a party;

(c)directions relating to the exercise of any function in a particular case or class of case.

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