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Flood and Water Management Act 2010

Section 17:  Levies

72.This section enables the Environment Agency to issue a levy to a lead local flood authority, in respect of flood and coastal erosion risk management functions, carried out in that local authority’s area by the Environment Agency.

73.Levies must be issued in accordance with regulations made under section 74 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988. The issue of levies is subject to the Environment Agency obtaining the consent of the appropriate Regional Flood and Coastal Committee under section 23.

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