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Water Act 2003

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Part 3Miscellaneous

Metropolis Water Act 1852 (c. 84)

37Section 1 of the Metropolis Water Act 1852 (restriction on sources of supply of water to London) shall cease to have effect.

Reservoirs Act 1975 (c. 23)

38In Schedule 1 to the Reservoirs Act 1975 (index of general definitions), the entry for “Local authority” is omitted.

Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

39(1)The WIA is amended as follows.

(2)In section 111 (restrictions on use of public sewers)—

(a)in paragraph (b) of subsection (1), for “one hundred and ten degrees Fahrenheit” there is substituted “forty-three degrees Celsius”,

(b)in subsection (5), for “seventy-three degrees Fahrenheit” there is substituted “twenty-three degrees Celsius”.

(3)In section 213(1) (powers to make regulations), after “or 17D(8)” (which is inserted by paragraph 49(2) of Schedule 8) there is inserted “or 105A”.

Land Drainage Act 1991 (c. 59)

40(1)The Land Drainage Act 1991 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 16 (which provides for the exercise of certain local authority powers by the Environment Agency), in subsection (2), for “under subsection (3) above” there is substituted “in exercising those powers”.

(3)In section 55 (powers of internal drainage boards to borrow), in subsection (1)(a), for “in the execution of this Act” there is substituted “in the exercise or performance of any power or duty under this Act or the Water Resources Act 1991”.

Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17)

41In Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (amendment of enactments), paragraph 120 is omitted.

Environment Act 1995 (c. 25)

42In section 101 of the Environment Act 1995 (grants in connection with drainage works), subsection (1) is omitted.

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