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Title: Charging for discharging : consultation document
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
One of the National Rivers Authoritys most important functions is to determine, issue and monitor compliance with discharge consents. The work was previously funded by the Environmental Services Charge levied on all ratepayers by the former water authorities. These charges were abolished when the domestic rating system was discontinued. From the formation of the National Rivers Authority (the NRA) to 30 June 1991 the work was funded by the general tax payer. On 1 July 1991 the NRA introduced a scheme of charges in respect of applications and consents for discharges to controlled waters (the Scheme). The Scheme is in effect until 31 March 1994. This consultation document sets out the NRAs proposals for a successor Scheme which will come into effect from 1 April 1994. An informal consultation exercise has already been carried out with representatives of groups of dischargers which has been extremely useful and many of the comments and suggestions have been incorporated in these proposals.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Aquatic environmentWaste disposalEffluentsLicencesCosts
Extent: 11
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