SCHEDULE 3Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and Hazardous Substances

Part IChanges relating to enforcement

Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 (c. 10.)

12After that section there is inserted—

24AVariation of hazardous substances contravention notices

(1)A hazardous substances authority may waive or relax any requirement of a hazardous substances contravention notice issued by them and, in particular, may extend any period specified in accordance with section 24(5)(b) in the notice.

(2)The powers conferred by subsection (1) may be exercised before or after the notice takes effect.

(3)The hazardous substances authority shall, immediately after exercising those powers, give notice of the exercise to every person who has been served with a copy of the hazardous substances contravention notice or would, if the notice were re-issued, be served with a copy of it.