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SCHEDULE 2
 
  CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
 
Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 (c.60)
     1. In section 11A(1) of the Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 (provisions of Act not to apply to escapes etc. authorised by Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990)-
 
 
    (a) for "(2A), 3(1) and 11(1)" substitute "3(1)"; and
 
    (b) at the end insert "or a permit granted under regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999."
 
Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (c.22)
     2. In section 7(4) of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (enactments conferring functions assignable to the London port health authority), after paragraph (m) insert-
 
 
    "(n) regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999."
 
Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43)
     3. In section 79(10) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (restrictions on taking proceedings for statutory nuisance where proceedings possible under Part I), after "Part I" insert "or under regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999."
 
 
Water Industry Act 1991 (c.56)
     4. In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (3) and (4) of section 206 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (exceptions from restrictions on disclosure of information), for "or the Environment Act 1995" substitute ", the Environment Act 1995 or regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999".
 
 
Water Resources Act 1991 (c.57)
     5. In paragraph (a) of each of subsections (2) and (3) of section 204 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (exceptions from restrictions on disclosure of information), for "or the 1995 Act" substitute ", the 1995 Act or regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999".
 
 
Clean Air Act 1993 (c.11)
     6. The Clean Air Act 1993 has effect subject to the following amendments.
 
     7. In section 33(1) (cable burning), after "a process subject to Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990" insert "or an activity subject to regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999".
 
     8. In section 35(3) (limit on investigations into emissions from certain processes), after "any process subject to Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990" insert "or activity subject to regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999".
 
 
Railways Act 1993 (c.43)
     9. In section 4(9) of the Railways Act 1993 (interpretation), for the definition of "environment" substitute-
 
 
  " "the environment" means all, or any, of the following media, namely, the air, water and land (and the medium of air includes the air within buildings and the air within other natural or man-made structures above or below ground);".
 
 
Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c.21)
     10. After section 136 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (oil pollution) insert-
 
 
"Discharges etc. authorised under other enactments.     136A. The provisions of sections 131(1) and 136(1) shall not apply to any discharge which is made under, and the provisions of section 136(1) shall not apply to any escape which is authorised by, an authorisation granted under Part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 or a permit granted under regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999."
 
 
Environment Act 1995 (c.25)
     11. The Environment Act 1995 has effect subject to the following amendments.
 
     12. In section 5(5) (pollution control powers and functions), after paragraph (h) insert-
 
 
    "(i) regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999;".
     13. In section 33(5) (pollution control powers and functions in Scotland), before the word "and" at the end of paragraph (g) insert-
 
 
    "(ga) regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999;".
     14. In section 56(1) (interpretation of Part I), for the definition of "the environment" substitute-
 
 
  " "the environment" means all, or any, of the following media, namely, the air, water and land (and the medium of air includes the air within buildings and the air within other natural or man-made structures above or below ground);".
 
     15. - (1) Section 113(5) (disclosure of information: interpretation) is amended as follows.
 
      (2) For the definition of "the environment" substitute-
 
 
  " "the environment" means all, or any, of the following media, namely, the air, water and land (and the medium of air includes the air within buildings and the air within other natural or man-made structures above or below ground);"
 
      (3) In the definition of "local enforcing authority", at the end of paragraph (b) insert "or".
 
 
Finance Act 1996 (c.8)
     16. In section 66 of the Finance Act 1996 (landfill tax: definition of landfill site), after paragraph (b) insert-
 
 
    "(ba) a permit under regulations under section 1 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 is in force in relation to the land and authorises deposits or disposals in or on the land,".
 
Government of Wales Act 1998 (c.38)
     17. In Schedule 3 to the Government of Wales Act 1998 (provisions about the transfer of functions), in paragraph 6(3) (meaning of "relevant transferred environmental function"), after paragraph (b) insert "or
 
 
    (c) under, or under regulations under section 1 of, the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999,".
 
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