Search Legislation

Explanatory Memorandum to Water and Sewerage Services (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006


1.The Water and Sewerage Services (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (“the Order”) was made on 19 July 2006.

2.This Explanatory Memorandum has been prepared jointly by the Department for Regional Development (DRD) and the Department of the Environment (DOE) in order to assist the reader in understanding the Order. It does not form part of the Order.

3.The Order has two main purposes;


To introduce provisions relating to information sharing in connection with water and sewerage charges (Articles 3 and 4); and


To extend the scope of the enabling powers in Article 20 of the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 (the “1999 Order”) and to make other amendments to enable the DOE to make regulations to introduce controls on the abstraction and impounding of water (Article 5).

Back to top


Print Options


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources