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Water Act 2014

Part 5: Miscellaneous (sections 85 to 89 and Schedules 9 and 10)

30.This Part includes measures to reduce some of the bureaucracy relating to the governance of internal drainage boards by simplifying the process for making structural changes to IDBs in England and in Wales and enabling the Secretary of State to make regulations establishing a procedure for IDBs wholly in England to follow when making byelaws. It removes restrictions on the way in which public notices for IDBs in England are published. It also replaces various statutory references to Regional Flood Defence Committees with references to Regional Flood and Coastal Committees.

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