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Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991

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2(1)Section 48 of the Public Health Act 1936 shall cease to have effect in relation to a drain or private sewer connecting with a public sewer; and, accordingly, for the word “relevant” in subsection (1) of that section there shall be substituted the word “ local ”.E+W

(2)In section 227 of that Act of 1936—

(a)in paragraph (a), for the words “paragraph 2 of Schedule 19 to the Water Act 1989” there shall be substituted the words “ section 158 of the Water Industry Act 1991 ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for the words “paragraph 2” there shall be substituted the words “ section 158 ”; and

(c)in the words after paragraph (b), for the word “Schedule” there shall be substituted the word “ Act ”.

(3)Section 330 of that Act of 1936 shall cease to have effect in relation to any sewers, drains, culverts or pipes vested in a sewerage undertaker.

(4)In section 343(1) of that Act of 1936, for the definitions of “land drainage authority” and “public sewer” there shall be substituted, respectively, the following definitions—

land drainage authority” means the National Rivers Authority or an internal drainage board; and

public sewer” means a sewer for the time being vested in a sewerage undertaker in its capacity as such, whether vested in that undertaker by virtue of a scheme under Schedule 2 to the Water Act 1989 or Schedule 2 to the Water Industry Act 1991 or under section 179 of that Act of 1991 or otherwise;.

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