Air Pollution Act 1987
Transitional provisions in relation to alkali, etc. work.
57. — (1) The provisions of the Alkali, etc. Works Regulation Act, 1906, in relation to emissions shall, notwithstanding the repeal of that Act by this Act, apply to every relevant work until a licence under this Act is granted in respect of the work.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1), the provisions of section 9 of the Alkali, etc. Works Regulation Act, 1906, in relation to the registration of works shall not apply to a relevant work.
(3) A local authority in whose functional area a relevant work is situated shall, on and after the commencement of this section, be responsible for ensuring that it is carried on in accordance with the provisions of subsection (1).
(4) In this section “ relevant work ” means existing industrial plant which is either—
(a) an alkali work within the meaning of the Alkali, etc. Works Regulation Act, 1906, or
(b) a work listed in the First Schedule to that Act.