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The Control of Pollution (Anglers' Lead Weights) Regulations 1986

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1986 No. 1992


The Control of Pollution (Anglers' Lead Weights) Regulations 1986


21st November 1986

Laid before Parliament

1st December 1986

Coming into Operation

1st January 1987

The Secretary of State for the Environment, as respects England, the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, the Secretary of State for Scotland, as respects Scotland, and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, as respects Northern Ireland—

(1) having consulted persons appearing to them to represent persons whose activities are likely to be prohibited or restricted by these regulations;

(2) having published in the London Gazette, in the Belfast Gazette and in the Edinburgh Gazette, and in such other publications which they considered appropriate, a notice indicating the effect of these regulations, if made, and specifying—


the date on which it is proposed they should come into force;


places where a draft of them might be inspected by members of the public in office hours; and


a period of 14 days beginning with the date on which the notice was first published during which written representations might be made to the Secretaries of State;

(3) having considered the representations made to them in accordance with the notice; and

(4) considering it appropriate to make these regulations to prevent the substance to which they apply causing damage to animals,

in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 100 and 104(1) of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following regulations in the form of the draft mentioned in (2)(b) above:—

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