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Water Act 2014

Section 37: Appeals relating to revisions of codes

167.This section inserts new sections 207A to 207C into the WIA giving the Secretary of State the power to make regulations providing for appeals to the CMA against an Ofwat decision to revise a code under the Act (such as the codes under sections 40B and 110C) or part of a code under the Act that has been designated in the regulations.

168.The regulations must set out the method the CMA will adopt in deciding whether to determine an appeal and the grounds on which an appeal may be made. Further procedural provisions that may be included in the regulations are in section 207C and new Schedule 16 to the WIA (see Schedule 6 below).

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