Marine Pollution Act 2012 No 5
201 Prohibition on activities
(1) This section applies where the Minister is of the opinion that the
discharge of marine pollutants from (or within) any ship or place on land in
which any activity is carried on is causing or is likely to cause a marine
pollution incident and that the giving of the notice is
(2) The Minister may, by notice in writing, do either or both of the
(a) direct the master of the ship or the responsible
(b) direct the person carrying on the
to cease carrying on the activity, or any specified aspect of it, for
such period as is specified in the notice.
(3) If the person who is given a notice is not the person carrying on
the activity, the notice is taken to require the person to take all available
steps to cause the activity to cease.
(4) The Minister may give further notices on the expiry of the period
of the earlier notice.