Pollution Prevention and Control Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 1, PARTICULAR PURPOSES FOR WHICH PROVISION MAY BE MADE UNDER SECTION 1 - continued

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  PART II
  SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
 
Particular types of pollution
     21. The regulations may provide for specified provisions of the regulations to have effect in relation only to such environmental pollution as is specified.
 
 
Imposition of conditions
     22. In connection with the determination of conditions as mentioned in paragraph 6(a) the regulations may in particular provide-
 
 
    (a) for such conditions to be determined in the light of any specified general principles and any directions or guidance given under the regulations;
 
    (b) for such guidance to include guidance sanctioning reliance by a regulator on any arrangements referred to in the guidance to operate to secure a particular result as an alternative to imposing a condition.
 
Charging schemes
     23. The regulations may-
 
 
    (a) require any such scheme as is mentioned in paragraph 9 or 10 to be so framed that the fees and charges payable under the scheme are sufficient, taking one year with another, to cover such expenditure (whether or not incurred by the regulator or other person to whom they are so payable) as is specified;
 
    (b) authorise any such scheme to make different provision for different cases (and specify particular kinds of such cases).
 
Offences
     24. - (1) The regulations may provide for any such offence as is mentioned in paragraph 17 to be triable-
 
 
    (a) only summarily; or
 
    (b) either summarily or on indictment.
      (2) The regulations may provide for such an offence to be punishable-
 
 
    (a) on summary conviction by-
 
      (i) imprisonment for a term not exceeding such period as is specified (which may not exceed six months), or
 
      (ii) a fine not exceeding such amount as is specified (which may not exceed £20,000),
 
    or both; or
 
    (b) on conviction on indictment by-
 
      (i) imprisonment for a term not exceeding such period as is specified (which may not exceed five years), or
 
      (ii) a fine,
 
    or both.
 
Interpretation
     25. In this Schedule-
 
 
    "functions" includes powers and duties;
 
    "the regulations" means regulations under section 1;
 
    "specified" means specified in regulations under that section.
 
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