82Structures in, over or under a main riverE+W+S+N.I.
(1)Section 109 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57) (structures in, over or under a main river) is amended as follows.
(2)After subsection (6) insert—
“(7)Subsections (1) to (3) above shall not apply to any work if—
(a)carrying out the work is a licensable marine activity,
(b)the Agency considers that, in view of the terms and conditions that will be included in the marine licence, the provisions of those subsections may be dispensed with, and
(c)the Agency issues a notice to that effect to the applicant for the marine licence.
(8)In subsection (7) above “licensable marine activity” and “marine licence” have the same meaning as in Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.”.