The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS
2001 No. 2954
WATER RESOURCES, ENGLAND
The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001
Made 21st August 2001
Laid before Parliament 29th August 2001
Came into force 1st March 2002
(1) These Regulations, which may be cited as the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001, shall come into force on 1st March 2002 and extend to England only.
Application of Regulations
Requirements for storage of oil - general
Notices to minimise pollution risks in transitional cases
8. - (1) A person served with a notice under regulation 7 may within the period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the notice is served (or within such longer period as the Secretary of State may allow) appeal to the Secretary of State against the notice.
9.A person who has custody or control of any oil in circumstances in which there is a contravention of any provision of regulations 3 to 5 or the requirements of a notice under regulation 7 shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable -
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
These Regulations require a person having custody or control of oil to carry out certain works and take certain precautions and other steps for preventing pollution of any waters which are controlled waters for the purposes of Part III of the Water Resources Act 1991.