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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Introductory

    1. Water authorities

      1. 1—3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 4, 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Internal drainage boards

      1. 6, 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Main rivers and their control

      1. 8, 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Transfers of functions and reorganisation of internal drainage districts

      1. 10—13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Review of boundaries, supervision and exercise of functions in default

      1. 14—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Part II Powers of Drainage Authorities

    1. Carrying out drainage works, etc.

      1. 17—19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Drainage works concerning more than one drainage authority

      1. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Arrangements with other persons and powers as respects the obligations and rights of other persons

      1. 22—27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Control of obstructions in and structures in, over or under watercourses

      1. 28, 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Schemes for drainage of small areas

      1. 30, 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Flood warning systems

      1. 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. Incidental powers

      1. 33—39.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Restoration and Improvement of Ditches

    1. 40—44.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV Raising of Revenue by Drainage Authorities

    1. Power of water authorities to require payment of their land drainage expenses by local authorities

      1. 45—47.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Power of water authorities to raise drainage charges

      1. 48— 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Supplementary provisions as to drainage charges

      1. 52— 61.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Alternative basis for financing drainage expenses of water authorities

      1. 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Power of internal drainage boards to raise drainage rates

      1. 63, 64.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 65, 66.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 67—69.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Supplementary provisions as to drainage rates

      1. 71, 72.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 73.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 74—79.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 80.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 81.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 82, 83.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. Miscellaneous revenue-raising powers

      1. 84—88.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. Interpretation of Part IV

      1. 89.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V Powers of the Minister and Local Authorities

    1. Powers of the Minister

      1. 90—96.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Powers of local authorities

      1. 97—100.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 101.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 102—104A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI Miscellaneous and General

    1. 105. Provisions relating to London.

    2. 106—115.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 116. Interpretation.

    4. 117. Transitional provisions, consequential amendments, repeals and saving.

    5. 118. Short title, commencement and extent.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1-4

      . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 5

      Provisions Relating to London

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) In this Act, subject to any order under sub-paragraph...

        2. 2.In this Schedule— “associated watercourse”, in relation to any river,...

      2. General provision with respect to the London excluded area

        1. 3.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Functions of the Greater London Council with respect to the metropolitan watercourses

        1. 4.(1) Subject to paragraph 6 below, and to any provision...

        2. 5.Subject to section 21 of the Metropolis Management (Thames River...

        3. 6.Paragraph 4 . . . (b) above and so much...

      4. General provision with respect to the Greater London Council and the Thames Water Authority

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 8—11.. . . . . . . . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 6

      . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 7

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. The Water Act 1973

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Other Acts

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 3.In paragraph 1(3) of Part III of Schedule 9 to...

        3. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 5.In section 3(9) of the New Forest Act 1964 for...

        5. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 7.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

    5. SCHEDULE 8

      . . .

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