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Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 20 December 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 23:06)
68 Conditions requiring pollution studies and reduction programs
(1) The conditions of a licence may require the holder of the licence to undertake and submit to the appropriate regulatory authority studies into any aspect of the environmental impact of the activity or work authorised or controlled by the licence.(2) The conditions of a licence may require the holder of the licence—(a) to develop and submit to the appropriate regulatory authority a pollution reduction program and to comply with the program as approved by the appropriate regulatory authority, or(b) to comply with a pollution reduction program determined by the appropriate regulatory authority.(3) A pollution reduction program may include but is not limited to requirements to carry out works or to install plant for the purpose of preventing, controlling, abating or mitigating pollution.(4) The appropriate regulatory authority may approve a pollution reduction program with or without alterations.