30(1)Amend the Schedule (determination of appeals by person appointed by Secretary of State) as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In paragraph 2 after sub-paragraph (4) insert—
“(4A)Sub-paragraph (2) does not apply to an appeal against a decision of a hazardous substances authority in England.”
(3)After sub-paragraph (8) of that paragraph insert—
“(9)Sub-paragraph (8) does not apply to references to the Secretary of State in section 21A (powers and duties of the Secretary of State in relation to the determination of procedure for certain proceedings).”
(4)In paragraph 3 after sub-paragraph (4) insert—
“(4A)Sub-paragraph (4) does not apply in the case of an appeal against a decision of a hazardous substances authority in England.
(4B)In the case of an appeal to which section 21A applies, the Secretary of State must give the appellant, the hazardous substances authority and any person who has made any representations mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) an opportunity to make further representations if the reasons for the direction raise matters with respect to which any of those persons have not made representations.”
(5)In sub-paragraph (5) of that paragraph after “(4)” insert “ or (4B) ”.
(6)In paragraph 6 after sub-paragraph (1) insert—
“(1A)Sub-paragraph (1) does not apply in the case of an appeal against a decision of a hazardous substances authority in England; but an appointed person may hold a hearing or a local inquiry in connection with such an appeal pursuant to a determination under section 21A.”
(7)In sub-paragraphs (2)(a) and (3)(a) of that paragraph after “2(4)” insert “ or this paragraph ”.