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Water Act 2014

Section 84: Regulations and orders

294.Subsection (1) provides for regulations or orders made under this Part of the Act, to be made by statutory instrument. Subsections (2) and (7) are aimed at avoiding any hybridity issues arising where an order under section 83(3) includes provision about the transfer of property, rights and liabilities.

295.Subsection (3) provides that regulations or orders made under this Part of the Act can make different provision for different purposes and different geographical areas. The regulations or orders made under this Part of the Act can include incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provisions (subsection (4)).

296.Subsection (6) sets out when the affirmative resolution procedure will apply to a statutory instrument containing regulations or an order made under Part 4.

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