Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 15 July 2020 at 18:54)
Chapter 2 Part 2.7 Section 28
28   Implementing PEPs—action under this Act and other environment protection legislation
Any relevant policies must be taken into consideration—
(a)  by the EPA or other regulatory authority when making a decision under Chapter 3 on whether to issue a licence or when making a decision under that Chapter about a licence, and
(b)  by the EPA or other regulatory authority when making a decision under Chapter 4 on whether to issue an environment protection notice or when making a decision under that Chapter about such a notice, and
(c)  by the EPA when making a decision under Part 9.1 on whether to grant an exemption or when making a decision under that Part about an exemption, and
(d)  by the EPA when exercising any other licensing or regulatory environment protection function under the environment protection legislation.