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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2005 - SECT 313G
Steps required before giving direction or publishing pollution notice
313G Steps required before giving direction or publishing pollution notice
(1) This section applies if the chief executive is considering—
(a) giving a
direction in relation to a pollution event under section 313E ; or
publishing a pollution notice in relation to a pollution event under 313F.
(2) Before giving the direction or publishing the pollution notice, the chief
executive must consult with, and consider advice given by, a
relevant public service officer about—
(a) the contaminant or pollutant that
has caused, or may have caused, the pollution event; and
(b) any other matter
the chief executive considers relevant.
(3) In this section—
"relevant public service officer" means a public service officer who the chief
executive considers has, or is likely to have, the necessary expertise and
experience to advise the chief executive about the pollution event.
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