Article 38.

The competent authority, stated in Article 15, or the municipal, provincial or regional environmental officer examines the permit request for its admissibility and completeness.

 

If the permit application is incomplete, the competent authority, the municipal, provincial or regional environmental officer or the person authorised by him can ask the permit applicant to add the missing data or documents to the application by secure dispatch and specify the term within which this must be done.