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189 Register of abstraction and impounding licences.E+W

(1)The [F1Agency] shall keep, in such manner as may be prescribed, registers containing such information as may be prescribed with respect—

(a)to applications made for the grant, revocation or variation of licences under Chapter II of Part II of this Act, including information as to the way in which such applications have been dealt with; and

(b)to persons becoming the holders of such licences by virtue of [F2section 59A, 59B or 59C above] .

(2)Every register kept by the [F1Agency] under this section shall also contain such information as may be prescribed with respect—

(a)to applications made in accordance with regulations under section 64 above; and

(b)to licences granted or deemed to be granted, and licences revoked or varied, in accordance with regulations made under that section.

(3)Subject to any regulations under this section, the information which the [F1Agency] is required to keep in registers under this section shall continue to include the information which immediately before 1st September 1989 was contained in a register kept by a water authority under section 53 of the M1Water Resources Act 1963.

(4)The contents of every register kept under this section shall be available, at such place as may be prescribed, for inspection by the public at all reasonable hours.

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F1Words in s. 189 substituted (subject to other provisions of the amending Act) (1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 25, s. 120(1), Sch. 22 para. 128 (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117); S.I. 1996/186, art. 3 (with art. 4)

F2Words in s. 189(1)(b) substituted (1.4.2006) by Water Act 2003 (c. 37), ss. 23(3), 105(3); S.I. 2006/984, art. 2(m) (with Sch. para. 3)

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