227(1)Subsection (1) of section 47 of that Act (general definitions) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this paragraph.E+W+S
(2)There shall be inserted at the appropriate place—
““the appropriate Agency” means—
(a)in relation to England and Wales, the Environment Agency; and
(b)in relation to Scotland, SEPA;”.
(3)In the definition of “the appropriate Minister”, paragraphs (a) and (b) shall cease to have effect.
(4)In the definition of “the chief inspector”, paragraphs (a) and (b) shall cease to have effect.
(5)In the definition of “prescribed”, the words from “or, in relation to fees” onwards shall cease to have effect.
(6)In the definition of “relevant water body”—
(a)in paragraph (a), the words “the National Rivers Authority”, and
(b)in paragraph (b), the words “a river purification authority within the meaning of the M1Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) (Scotland) Act 1951”,
shall be omitted.
(7)There shall be inserted at the appropriate place—
““SEPA” means the Scottish Environment Protection Agency;”.
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