Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1999/24/contents

Introductory Text
1. General purpose of section 2 and definitions.
2. Regulation of polluting activities.
3. Prevention etc. of pollution after accidents involving offshore installations.
4. Time-limited disposal or waste management licences.
5. Application to Wales and Scotland.
6. Consequential and minor amendments and repeals.
7. Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent.

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1
Particular purposes for which provision may be made under section 2

Part I List of purposes

Preliminary

1.(1) Establishing standards, objectives or requirements in relation to emissions...
2.(1) Determining the authorities (whether public or local or the...
3.Enabling the Secretary of State to give directions which regulators...

Permits

4.Prohibiting persons from operating any installation or plant of any...
5.Specifying restrictions or other requirements in connection with the grant...
6.(1) Prescribing the contents of permits. (2) Authorising permits to...
7.(1) Requiring permits or the conditions to which permits are...
8.(1) Regulating the transfer or surrender of permits.
9.Authorising the Secretary of State to make schemes for the...
10.Authorising, or authorising a Minister of the Crown to make...

Information, publicity and consultation

11.Enabling persons of any specified description (whether or not they...
12.Securing— (a) that publicity is given to specified matters;
13.Requiring or authorising regulators to carry out consultation in connection...

Enforcement and offences

14.(1) Conferring on regulators functions with respect to the monitoring...
15.(1) Authorising regulators to serve on holders of permits—
16.Authorising regulators to suspend the operation of permits so far...
17.The creation of offences and dealing with matters relating to...
18.Enabling, where a person has been convicted of an offence...

Appeals
19.Conferring rights of appeal in respect of decisions made, notices...

General
20.(1) Making provision which, subject to any modifications that the...

Part II Supplementary provisions

Particular types of pollution
21.The regulations may provide for specified provisions of the regulations...

Determination of matters by regulators
22.The regulations may make provision for anything which, by virtue...

Imposition of conditions
23.In connection with the determination of conditions as mentioned in...

Charging schemes
24.The regulations may— (a) require any such scheme as is...

Offences
25.(1) The regulations may provide for any such offence as...

Interpretation
26.In this Schedule— “functions” includes powers and duties; “the regulations”...

SCHEDULE 2
Consequential and minor amendments

Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 (c.60)
1.In section 11A(1) of the Prevention of Oil Pollution Act...

Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (c.22)
2.In section 7(4) of the Public Health (Control of Disease)...

Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43)

3.The Environmental Protection Act 1990 has effect subject to the...
4.In section 8(7) (expenditure to be covered by charging schemes...
5.In section 77(2) (waste disposal licences: transition from Part I...
6.In section 79(10) (restrictions on taking proceedings for statutory nuisance...

Water Industry Act 1991 (c.56)
7.In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (3) and (4)...

Water Resources Act 1991 (c.57)
8.In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (2) and (3)...

Clean Air Act 1993 (c.11)

9.The Clean Air Act 1993 has effect subject to the...
10.In section 33(1) (cable burning), after “a process subject to...
11.In section 35(3) (limit on investigations into emissions from certain...

Railways Act 1993 (c.43)
12.In section 4(9) of the Railways Act 1993 (interpretation), for...

Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c.21)
13.After section 136 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (oil...

Environment Act 1995 (c.25)

14.The Environment Act 1995 has effect subject to the following...
15.In section 5(5) (pollution control powers and functions), after paragraph...
16.In section 33(5) (pollution control powers and functions in Scotland),...
17.In section 56(1) (interpretation of Part I), for the definition...
18.(1) Section 113(5) (disclosure of information: interpretation) is amended as...

Finance Act 1996 (c.8)
19.In section 66 of the Finance Act 1996 (landfill tax:...

Government of Wales Act 1998 (c.38)
20.In Schedule 3 to the Government of Wales Act 1998...

SCHEDULE 3
Repeals
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