Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 1 January 2015 to date (accessed 1 February 2015 at 18:09)

142C   Defence of authority conferred by licence

It is a defence in proceedings for an offence under this Division if the person establishes that:
(a)  the pollution was regulated by an environment protection licence held by the person or another person, and
(b)  the conditions to which that licence was subject relating to the pollution of land were not contravened.
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