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F5certain functions transf. by SR 1999/481

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Water management programmesN.I.

57.—(1) The [F1Department] may by order adopt a water management programme with respect to the water resources of any area.

(2) A water management programme may contain—

(a)an assessment of the quantity and quality of the water resources of the area;

(b)a description of the present pattern of use of those resources;

(c)a forecast of the future demand for the use of those resources;

(d)proposals for the future use and management of those resources;

(e)provisions with respect to such matters relating to those resources as appear to the [F1Department] to be appropriate.

(3) Schedule 6 shall have effect with respect to the making of orders under paragraph (1).

(4) A water management programme shall become operative on the date appointed for the purpose in the order under paragraph (1) adopting the programme.

(5) The [F1Department] shall, at intervals which do not exceed 7 years, review any water management programme adopted under this Article.

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Northern Ireland Water CouncilN.I.

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Power of Laganside Corporation to make byelawsN.I.

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Protection of watercourses – penalty in relation to nuisanceN.I.

60.  In paragraph 6(ii)(A) of Schedule 6 to the Drainage Order for the words “not exceeding £100” there shall be substituted the words “not exceeding £1,000 or such other sum as the Department may specify by order subject to affirmative resolution”.

Regulations and ordersN.I.

61.—(1) Regulations made under this Order (other than regulations made under Article 36 by the Secretary of State) shall be subject to negative resolution.

(2) Regulations and orders under this Order may contain consequential, incidental, supplementary and transitional provisions.

Transitional and saving provisionsN.I.

62.—(1) Nothing in this Order shall affect the operation of section 9(2) of the [1932 c.11.] Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1932.

(2) Nothing in this Order shall be taken as applying to the ordinary use for the purpose of sanitation on vessels in tidal waters of sanitary appliances from which polluting matter passes or can pass into such waters, unless regulations made under Article 14(1)(b) are in operation in relation to those waters.

(3) Any bye-laws made under paragraph 13 of Schedule 7 to the Drainage Order and in operation immediately before the coming into operation of Article 49 shall continue to have effect as if made under that Article.

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