§ 271A. — (1) The provisions of this Act relating to hazardous substances shall have effect subject to such exceptions and modifications as may be prescribed in relation to granting hazardous substances consent for authorities who are hazardous substances authorities by virtue of section 1A of this Act.
§ (2) Subject to the provisions of section 58E of this Act, any such regulations may in particular provide for securing—
- (a) that any application by such an authority for hazardous substances consent in respect of the presence of a hazardous substance on, over or under land shall be made to the Secretary of State and not to the hazardous substances authority;
- (b) that any order or notice authorised to be made, issued or served under those provisions shall be made, issued or served by the Secretary of State and not by the hazardous substances authority.".'.
No. 85, in page 105, line 40, at end insert—
'3A. The following section shall be inserted after section 257 of that Act—