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Water Act 2003

Commencement

501.The provisions of the Act are to come into force on a day or days appointed by commencement order of the Secretary of State or the Assembly (in relation to the powers at Annex A), although the Water Services Regulation Authority and the Consumer Council for Water will not be commenced before 1 April 2005.

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