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The Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

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The Authority’s register

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253.—(1) The Authority shall, at such premises and in such form as it may determine, maintain a register for the purposes of Part III and of Article 201.

(2) Subject to any direction given under paragraph (3), the Authority shall cause to be entered in the register the provisions of—

(a)every appointment under Chapter I of Part III, every termination or transfer of any such appointment, every variation of the area for which any company holds any such appointment and every modification of the conditions of any such appointment;

(b)every direction, consent or determination given or made under any such appointment by the Department, the Competition Commission or the Authority;

(c)every final enforcement order made under Article 30, every provisional enforcement order made or confirmed under that Article and every revocation of such a final or provisional enforcement order;

(d)every undertaking given to and accepted by the Department or the Authority for the purposes of paragraph (1)(b) of Article 31 and every notice under paragraph (3) of that Article;

(e)every penalty imposed under Article 35(1) or (2) and every notice under Article 35(5); and

(f)every special administration order and every discharge of such an order.

(3) If it appears to the Department that the entry of any provision in the register would be against the public interest, it may direct the Authority not to enter that provision in the register; and the Authority shall comply with any such direction.

(4) The Authority shall also cause to be entered on the register the provisions of any guidance given to it by the Department under Article 201(8).

(5) It shall be the duty of the Authority to secure that the contents of the register are available, at all reasonable times, for inspection by the public free of charge.

(6) It shall be the duty of the Authority, on the payment of such sum as may be reasonable, to provide a person who requests it with a copy of, or of an extract from, the contents of any part of the register.

(7) Any sums received by the Authority under this Article shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.

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