Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 1 November 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 03:33)

174   Conditions for mandatory environmental audits

(1)  The conditions of a licence may require a mandatory environmental audit to be undertaken to the satisfaction of the appropriate regulatory authority.
(2)  Such a condition must specify the purpose of the audit.
(3)  Such a condition may require:
(a)  appointment of an environmental auditor to undertake the audit, and
(b)  approval by the appropriate regulatory authority of the environmental auditor before being appointed, and
(c)  preparation of written documentation during the course of the audit, and
(d)  preparation of an audit report, and
(e)  production to the appropriate regulatory authority of the audit report.
(4)  Such a condition may:
(a)  specify the format and level of detail required for the audit, or
(b)  require the environmental auditor to submit the proposed format and level of detail to the appropriate regulatory authority for approval.
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