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Water Act 2003

191. .Section 55: Conditions of appointments under the WIA.

This section amends sections 14 and 16 of the WIA and inserts a new section 16A and 16B into that Act. It relates to conditions of appointment modification references made under section 16 the WIA.

192.The section enables the Competition Commission to review the Authority’s proposal to modify conditions of appointment following the Commission’s report on a reference. If it appears to the Commission that the proposed modifications are not requisite for the purpose of remedying or preventing the adverse effects specified in its report, the Commission is empowered to substitute its own modifications which are requisite for the purpose. This section sets out the procedure for notification by the Commission of its intentions to substitute its own modifications and for consultation on the modifications themselves.

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