Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 19:21)
Chapter 5 Part 5.7 Section 149
149   Manner and form of notification
(1)  If the regulations prescribe the manner or form of notifying pollution incidents under section 148, the notification is to conform to the requirements of the regulations.
(2)  Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations—
(a)  may require that verbal notification be followed by written notification, and
(b)  may provide that notification to a designated person or authority is taken to be notification to the relevant person or authority under section 148.