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Water Act 2014

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Introduction of sewerage licensing

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5(1)A section 91 order may make provision in connection with the introduction of sewerage licences.

(2)A section 91 order may in particular include provision for or in relation to the payment by the Water Services Regulation Authority of compensation to any person who—

(a)before 31 March 2014 was carrying on any activities in relation to the sewerage system of a sewerage undertaker,

(b)following the coming into force of any provision of this Act—

(i)is unable to continue to carry on those activities as a result of their having been prohibited,

(ii)is unable to continue to carry on those activities as a result of a sewerage licence having been required in respect of them, and the person’s not having applied for, or the person’s having been refused, a sewerage licence, or

(iii)is unable to continue to carry on those activities in the same manner as a result of the person’s having been granted a sewerage licence the effect of which is to restrict the carrying on of the activities, and

(c)has suffered loss or damage as a result of—

(i)those activities having been prohibited,

(ii)a sewerage licence not having been granted, or

(iii)those activities having been restricted.

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