Section 2.
Notification procedure


Article 109.

The notification shall be submitted to the competent authority stated in article 107 by secured consignment.


Article 110.

The notification shall be submitted to the competent authority stated in article 107 by secured consignment.The operator of a classified facility or activity that has become subject to notification through the expansion or amendment of the classification list shall inform the competent authority stated in article 107 of the existence of the operation within a period of six months from the day after the date on which this expansion or amendment takes effect.

By way of derogation from article 112, operation may be continued.


Article 111.

The competent authority stated in article 107 shall examine whether the notified actions or operation are subject to notification or are not prohibited under or by virtue of:

1 Article 5.4.3, 3 of the DABM;
2 Article 4.2.2, 1 and Article 4.2.4 of the VCRO.

The competent authority stated in article 107 shall take a definitive decision on the permit request within a period of:

1 twenty days if the notification relates purely to the operation of a classified establishment or activity of the third class;
2 thirty days in all other cases.

This authority informs the person who made the report within the same period. The periods stated in the second paragraph commence on the day after the date of the notification.

If no decision has been taken and notified to the person who made the notification within the period stated in the second paragraph, the notification is deemed to have been acted upon.


Article 112.

The project may be carried out or exploited the day after the date of service of the notification deed or the day after the expiry of the decision period if the notification is deemed to have been acted upon.

The lapse regulation stated in Articles 99 and 101 applies mutatis mutandis to the notification deed.