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Water Act 2003

366. .Section 71: Extension of Environment Agency’s powers of entry.

Existing legislation provides the EA with powers of entry to premises to carry out inspections to confirm that all legislative requirements are being complied with. These powers are wider in respect of the Agency’s water pollution functions, where they allow the installation of monitoring and other apparatus and the carrying out of experimental borings or other works. This section extends these wider powers to all of the Agency’s functions.

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

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