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The Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999


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The Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1973 (NI 2)

In Article 2(2) in the definitions of “underground strata” and “waterway” for “Water Act (Northern Ireland) 1972” substitute “Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999”.

In Articles 5(2) and 53(1) for “Water Act (Northern Ireland) 1972” substitute “Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999”.

In Article 8 after paragraph (2) insert—

(2A) Where, in pursuance of any statutory provision listed in paragraph (2B), any appeal is made to the Appeals Commission, the Appeals Commission shall, without prejudice to its powers under paragraph (7) and section 23 of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954, advertise the appeal in one or more newspapers circulating in the area to which the appeal relates.

(2B) The statutory provisions referred to in paragraph (2A) are—

(a)section 11A(4)(b) of the Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 (fish culture licences);

(b)Article 11(4) of the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1973 (acquisition of water rights);

(c)Article 6 of the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (water quality objectives);

(d)Article 13(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (f) and (g) of the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (appeals in relation to consents).

(2C) Where the Appeals Commission advertises an appeal in accordance with paragraph (2A), the Commission shall be entitled to recover the expenses of the advertisement from the appellant..

In Article 11(3)(d) for “section 14 of the Water Act (Northern Ireland) 1972” substitute “Article 20 of the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999”.

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