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

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background and Policy Objectives

  3. Consultation, Equality and Regulatory Impacts

  4. Government Response to Consultation

  5. Overview of the Order

    1. Part I – Introductory

    2. Part Ii - Regulatory Authorities and Their General Duties

    3. Part Iii - Appointment and Regulation of Undertakers

      1. Chapter I – Appointments

      2. Chapter II – Enforcement and Insolvency

        1. Articles 30-34 Enforcement Orders

        2. Articles 35-39 Financial Penalties

        3. Articles 41-44 Special Administration Orders

      3. Chapter III – General Consumer Council

      4. Chapter IV – Miscellaneous

    4. Part Iv – Water Supply

      1. Chapter 1 – General Duties of Water Undertakers

      2. Chapter II - Water Supply Duties

      3. Chapter III Quality and Sufficiency of Supply

        1. Articles 118–123 Private supplies

        2. Articles 124–125 Enforcement

      4. Chapter IV Fluoridation

      5. Chapter V - Supplemental

    5. Part V - Use of Water

      1. Chapter I – Drought Orders

      2. Chapter II – Promotion of the Efficient use of Water

    6. Part Vi - Sewerage Services

      1. Chapter I – General Functions of Sewerage Undertakers

      2. Chapter II – Provision of Sewerage Services

      3. Chapter III – Trade Effluent

    7. Part Vii - Financial Provisions

    8. Part Viii - Undertakers Powers and Works

      1. Chapter 1 – Undertaker’s powers (Articles 215 – 234)

        1. Abstraction and impounding of water

        2. Land

        3. Power to Carry out Works

          1. Powers of Entry

      2. Chapter II – Protection of Undertaker’s Works, apparatus (Articles 236 – 240)

      3. Chapter III – Supplementary Provisions with respect to Undertaker’s Powers (Article 241-252)

    9. Part Ix – Information

    10. Part X - Reorganisation of the Industry

      1. Schedule 11 - Transfer Scheme

    11. Part Xi - Amendments to the Water Order

      1. Supplementary Transitional Provisions

      2. Other Provisions

    12. Part Xii – Miscellaneous and Supplemental

      1. Schedules

  6. Commencement

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