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Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009
Current version for 1 September 2019 to date (accessed 23 September 2019 at 21:57)
13 Objects of load-based licensing scheme
The objects of the load-based licensing scheme are as follows—(a) to provide incentives to reduce the load of pollutants emitted based on the polluter pays principle and to do so within an equitable framework,(b) to reduce pollution (in particular, assessable pollutants) in a cost effective and timely manner,(c) to give industry incentives for ongoing improvements in environmental performance and the adoption of cleaner technologies,(d) to provide incentives that are complementary to existing regulation and education programs for environment protection.