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The Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999


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Power of Department to enter into arrangements for improvement or restoration of waterways

46.—(1) The Department may enter into arrangements with any other body or person designed to bring about the improvement or restoration, or promote the recreational or navigational use, of any waterway.

(2) The Department shall have power to do all things necessary or expedient for the purposes of, or in connection with, the carrying out of, any arrangements entered into by it under this Article and, in particular, may—

(a)form or promote, or join with any other body or person in forming or promoting, companies (within the meaning of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986);

(b)provide financial or other assistance to any other body or person entering into the arrangements under this Article or to any company formed or promoted by virtue of sub-paragraph (a);

(c)exercise any power exercisable by it under any other provision of this Part or the Drainage Order.

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