Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Act [Chapter 20:03].
Type of law
Date of original text
This Act establishes the Air Pollution Advisory Board. The Board shall advise the Minister on all matters relating to the control, abatement and prevention of air pollution and carry out other functions specified in section 4. Sections 5 to 14 concern the control of noxious and offensive gases by the declaration by the Minister of control areas and registration certificates to be issued to premises and specified processes. Sections 15 to 34 concern the control of pollution by smoke, dust or fumes from internal combustion engines. Section 35 concerns the disclosure of information and section 36 prohibits the obstruction of enforcement officers.
Long title of text
An Act to provide for the prevention and control of the pollution of the atmosphere; to provide for the establishment of an Air Pollution Advisory Board and to confer functions and powers on such Board; and for matters incidental to the foregoing.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of Act No. 33 of 1971 as amended last by Act No. 22 of 2001.