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Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988

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Section 6.

SCHEDULE 2Consequential Amendments

The Water Resources Act 1963 (c. 38)

1In section 63 of the Water Resources Act 1963 (special charges in respect of spray irrigation), after subsection (11) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(12)References in this section to Part III of the [1973 c. 37.] Water Act 1973 shall include references to section 3 of the Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988.

The Control of Pollution Act 1974 (c. 40)

2In section 52(1) of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (application of charging provisions in relation to trade and sewage effluent)—

(a)after the words “the Water Act 1973” there shall be inserted the words “and section 3 of the Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988”; and

(b)for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(a)provide that, in the said section 3 as applied by the order, paragraph (a) of subsection (3) (under which regard is to be had to the cost of providing facilities in fixing charges for the facilities) and the reference in subsection (4) to the duty imposed by virtue of that paragraph shall be omitted; and.

The Land Drainage Act 1976 (c. 70)

3In section 62 of the Land Drainage Act 1976 (power to make water charges option orders)—

(a)in subsection (2), for the words “sections 29 to 32 of the Water Act 1973” there shall be substituted the words “sections 29 to 31 of the Water Act 1973 and sections 3 to 5 of and Schedule 1 to the Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988”; and

(b)in subsection (3), for the words “sections 29 to 32 of the Water Act 1973” there shall be substituted the words “sections 29 to 31 of the Water Act 1973 or sections 3 to 5 of or Schedule 1 to the Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988”.

The Water Act 1981 (c. 12)

4In section 2(1) of the Water Act 1981 (exemption from charges for water for fire fighting), after the words “the Water Act 1973” there shall be inserted the words “, in or in any charges scheme made by virtue of section 2 of the Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988”.

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