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Water Act 1981

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5Increase of limits of expenses recoverable in relation to water supply.

(1)In the proviso to section 138(3) of the Public Health Act 1936 (under which a householder may be required to pay up to £60 towards the cost of providing a water supply for a house) for the words " sixty pounds " there shall be substituted the words

£300.

(2)Nothing in this section applies to a notice given under the said section 138 before the commencement of this section.

(3)In the said section 138, after subsection (3) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(3A)The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument increase the amount specified in the proviso to subsection (3) of this section; and a statutory instrument containing an order under this subsection shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament. Nothing in an order made under this subsection shall apply to a notice given under this section before the commencement of the order.

(4)Section 78 of the Public Health Act 1961 (which amended the proviso to section 138(3) of the Public Health Act 1936) is hereby repealed.

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