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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Industrial Pollution...

    1. Introductory

      1. 1.Title and commencement

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Prescribed processes and prescribed substances

      4. 4.Emission etc. limits and quality objectives

      5. 5.Discharge and scope of functions

    2. Authorisations

      1. 6.Authorisations: general provisions

      2. 7.Conditions of authorisations

      3. 8.Fees and charges for authorisations

      4. 9.Transfer of authorisations

      5. 10.Variation of authorisations by enforcing authority

      6. 11.Variation of conditions etc: applications by holders of authorisations

      7. 12.Revocation of authorisation

    3. Enforcement

      1. 13.Enforcement notices

      2. 14.Prohibition notices

      3. 15.Appeals as respects authorisations and against variation, enforcement and prohibition notices

      4. 16.Appointment of chief inspector and other inspectors

      5. 17.Powers of inspectors and others

      6. 18.Power to deal with cause of imminent danger of serious pollution, etc.

      7. 19.Obtaining of information from persons and authorities

    4. Publicity

      1. 20.Public registers of information

      2. 21.Exclusion from registers of information affecting national security

      3. 22.Exclusion from registers of certain confidential information

    5. Provisions as to offences

      1. 23.Offences

      2. 24.Enforcement by High Court

      3. 25.Evidence in connection with certain pollution offences

      4. 26.Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied

      5. 27.Power of chief inspector to remedy harm

    6. Authorisations and other statutory controls

      1. 28.Authorisations and other statutory controls

    7. General

      1. 29.Disclosure of information

      2. 30.Power to give effect to retained EU obligations and international obligations etc.

      3. 31.Application to Crown

      4. 32.Offences by bodies corporate

      5. 33.Offences due to fault of others

      6. 34.Regulations, orders and directions

      7. Art. 35—Amendments and repeals

  3. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AUTHORISATIONS FOR PROCESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

      1. PART I GRANT OF AUTHORISATIONS

        1. Applications for authorisations

          1. 1.(1) An application to the enforcing authority for an authorisation must contain such information, and...

        2. Determination of applications

          1. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the enforcing authority shall give notice of any application for...

          2. 3.(1) The Department may give directions to the enforcing authority requiring that any particular application...

          3. 4.The Department may give the enforcing authority a direction with respect to any particular application...

          4. 5.(1) Except in a case where an application has been referred to the Department under...

      2. PART II VARIATION OF AUTHORISATIONS

        1. Variations by the enforcing authority

          1. 6.(1) The requirements of this paragraph apply where an enforcing authority has decided to vary...

        2. Applications for variation

          1. 7.(1) The requirements of this paragraph apply where an application is made to an enforcing...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      APPEALS AND MATTERS REFERRED TO THE PLANNING APPEALS COMMISSION

      1. PART I APPEALS AND MATTERS REFERRED UNDER ARTICLE 15

        1. Reference of appeals in accordance with Article 15(3)(b)

          1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies where, in accordance with paragraph (3)(b) of Article 15, the Department...

        2. Reference of appeals or matters involved in appeals in accordance with Article 15(3)(c)

          1. 2.(1) This paragraph applies where, in accordance with paragraph (3)(c) of Article 15, the Department...

      2. PART II APPEALS AND MATTERS REFERRED UNDER ARTICLE 22

        1. Reference of appeals in accordance with Article 22(6)(b)

          1. 3.(1) This paragraph applies where, in accordance with paragraph (6)(b) of Article 22, the Department...

        2. Reference of appeals or matters involved in appeals in accordance with Article 22(6)(c)

          1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies where, in accordance with paragraph (6)(c) of Article 22, the Department...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT TO POWERS OF ENTRY

      1. Interpretation (1) In this Schedule— “relevant power” means a power conferred by Article 17, including...

        1. Interpretation

          1. 1.In this Schedule— “relevant power” means a power conferred by Article 17, including a power...

        2. Issue of warrants

          1. 2.(1) If it is shown to the satisfaction of a justice of the peace on...

        3. Information obtained to be admissible in evidence

          1. 3.(1) Subject to Article 17(10), information obtained in consequence of the exercise of a relevant...

        4. Duty to secure premises

          1. 4.An inspector who, in the exercise of a relevant power, enters on any premises which...

        5. Compensation

          1. 5.(1) Where an inspector exercises any power conferred by Article 17(3)(a) or (b) or (4),...

    4. Schedule 4—Amendments

    5. Schedule 5—Repeals

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