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Public Utility Transfers and Water Charges Act 1988

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6Consequential amendments and repeals

(1)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in that Schedule (being amendments consequential on the previous provisions of this Act).

(2)If it appears to the Secretary of State to be appropriate to do so for purposes connected with the exercise by any water undertakers of any power to fix charges in relation to any premises by reference to volume, he may by order repeal or otherwise modify any local statutory provision.

(3)An order under subsection (2) above—

(a)may make different provision for different cases, including different provision in relation to different persons, circumstances or localities; and

(b)may contain such incidental, consequential and transitional provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be appropriate.

(4)The power to make an order under subsection (2) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(5)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 3 to this Act (which include enactments that are spent) are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(6)Any reference in Schedule 3 to this Act to a provision of Schedule 3 to the [1945 c. 42.] Water Act 1945 shall have effect, without prejudice to section 20(2) of the [1978 c. 30.] Interpretation Act 1978 (references to enactments to include references to enactments as amended, extended or applied), as including a reference to that provision as applied, with or without modifications, by any local statutory provision; but the repeal by this Act of subsection (1)(a) of section 82 of Schedule 3 to the said Act of 1945 shall not affect the operation of section 12(2) of the [1976 c. 57.] Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (which applies section 82 to certain services provided by local authorities).

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