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Water Act 2003

73. .Section 21: Modification of licences.

At present the EA is under a duty to revoke an impounding licence at the request of the holder, who can thereby avoid any conditions attached to the licence that impose continuing obligations. The section changes the Agency’s duty to revoke to a power and allows the revocation of an impounding licence to be made conditional on removal of the works or restoration of the site to the Agency’s satisfaction.

74.Provisions in this section are devolved to the Assembly.

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