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Flood and Water Management Act 2010


125.Paragraph 9 provides that the responsible authority may cancel a designation (including a provisional designation). It may do so at the owner’s request or where it thinks it appropriate for another reason, for example if a new flood defence system has come on-line that negates the need for the designation. An owner may appeal if their request for a cancellation is denied.

126.Where the responsible authority intends to cancel a designation it must issue a notice to the owner that must specify the details of the feature to which it refers, the date on which it comes into effect, and the reason for the cancellation.

127.The responsible authority must remove the local land charge. The authority is not empowered to charge for a cancellation.

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