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Flood and Water Management Act 2010

Section 24: Membership

88.This section gives an order making power to the Minister to set out requirements relating to membership of the Regional Flood and Coastal Committees. The order may provide for the number of members of a Committee, conditions of eligibility, their method of selection and appointment (including arrangements for election or other means of selection), and proceedings of a Committee including as to quorum and the extent of the majority needed for different decisions. This power may be used to enable the Minister to provide for a majority of local authority representatives on an RFCC to approve in order for the RFCC to provide the consent required in section 23 for the Environment Agency to issue a levy or spend revenue.

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