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Water and Sewerage Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Extension of period for which grants to water and sewerage undertakers can be paid

  3. 2.Combining water resources management plans and drought plans

  4. 3.Power to remove or relax duty to install water meters when making domestic connections

  5. 4.Sustainable drainage systems

  6. 5.Refusal of surface water connection

  7. 6.Connection of drains and private sewers to public sewers: adoption agreements

  8. 7.Interpretation

  9. 8.Commencement

  10. 9.Short title

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      COMBINING WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PLANS AND DROUGHT PLANS

      1. 1.The 2006 Order is amended as follows.

      2. Requirement to review and revise plans etc.

        1. 2.(1) In the heading to Article 70, omit “and review”....

        2. 3.(1) Article 70A, as so formed, is amended as follows....

      3. Supplementary provision about plans

        1. 4.In Article 72 (supplementary)— (a) in paragraph (1), after “Article...

      4. Drought plans

        1. 5.(1) Article 73 is amended as follows.

      5. Combination of water resources management and drought plans

        1. 6.After Article 73 insert— Combination of water resources management plans...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SUSTAINABLE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS: FURTHER AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.The 2006 Order is amended as follows.

      2. 2.After Article 2(3B) (inserted by section 4) insert—

      3. 3.In the italic heading before Article 159, after “sewers” insert...

      4. 4.(1) Article 159 (adoption) is amended as follows.

      5. 5.(1) Article 160 (adoption: supplementary) is amended as follows.

      6. 6.(1) Article 161 (agreements to adopt) is amended as follows....

      7. 7.In Article 162 (appeals with respect to adoption), in paragraphs...

      8. 8.(1) Article 163 (right to connect to public sewer), as...

      9. 9.(1) Article 168 (restrictions on use of public sewers) is...

      10. 10.(1) Article 169 (requirements for construction) is amended as follows....

      11. 11.(1) Article 171 (power to investigate defective drain or sewer)...

      12. 12.(1) Article 174 (interpretation of Chapter 2 of Part 6)...

      13. 13.(1) Article 236 (offences of interference with works etc.) is...

      14. 14.(1) Article 241 (vesting of works in undertaker) is amended...

      15. 15.(1) Article 247 (duty to move pipes etc. in certain...

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