Pesticides Act 1999 No 80
57 Granting of restricted pesticide authorisation
(1) The Environment Protection Authority may determine an application for a restricted pesticide authorisation by granting an authorisation to the applicant.(2) The Environment Protection Authority may refuse to grant a restricted pesticide authorisation if it is of the opinion that the applicant for the authorisation is not competent to use or possess the restricted pesticide in respect of which the application relates without unintended harm being caused by the pesticide. The Authority may refuse to grant an authorisation for any other reasons it thinks fit.(3) In granting a restricted pesticide authorisation, the Environment Protection Authority may impose conditions on the use or possession of the restricted pesticide in respect of which the authorisation relates.(4) The Environment Protection Authority may at any time by notice in writing served on the holder of a restricted pesticide authorisation:(a) revoke or vary any condition to which the authorisation is subject, or(b) impose new conditions to which the authorisation is subject.(5) A restricted pesticide authorisation must specify:(a) the person to whom it is granted, and(b) the restricted pesticide in respect of which it relates, and(c) the period of time for which it is granted, and(d) the conditions to which it is subject.(6) (Repealed)(7) A restricted pesticide authorisation remains in force for the period specified in the authorisation unless it is sooner suspended or revoked by the Environment Protection Authority or is surrendered to the Authority.