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Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 3 July 2020 at 09:42)
61 Reasons to be given for grant or refusal of certain licence applications
(1) If a licence application (other than an application for the approval of the surrender of a licence) is granted or refused, any person may make a written request to the appropriate regulatory authority for the reasons for the grant or refusal of the application and the appropriate regulatory authority is to provide a written statement of the reasons to the person.(2) The regulations may make provision with respect to any such statement of reasons, including—(a) the time within which a request for reasons must be made or within which the statement of reasons must be provided, and(b) the matters to be set out in a statement of reasons, and(c) the cases in which a statement of reasons is not required to be provided.(3) Without limiting subsection (2), a statement of reasons is not required to be provided to a person if the person has already been notified of the reasons under section 55.