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Water Act 2014

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Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

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12(1)Section 17D (the threshold requirement) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) (purpose of section 17D)—

(a)for “section 17A(3)(b) above” there is substituted “paragraph 7(b) of Schedule 2A”;

(b)after “the supply of water to any premises” there is inserted “in accordance with a restricted retail authorisation”.

(3)In subsection (2) (description of the requirement), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply licensee”.

(4)In subsection (3) (guidance on making estimate)—

(a)after “guidance issued” there is inserted “from time to time”;

(b)for “the Secretary of State” there is substituted “the Welsh Ministers”.

(5)Subsection (5) (duty of Secretary of State to consult the National Assembly for Wales before issuing guidance) is repealed.

(6)Subsection (6) (application of guidance provision to threshold requirement) is repealed.

(7)In subsection (7) (regulations as to entering into an undertaking to supply water)—

(a)for “The Secretary of State” there is substituted “The Welsh Ministers”;

(b)for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply licensee”;

(c)the words “(subject to subsection (12) below)” are repealed.

(8)In subsection (8) (regulations to alter the threshold)—

(a)for “The Secretary of State” there is substituted “The Welsh Ministers”;

(b)the words “(subject to subsection (12) below)” are repealed.

(9)In subsection (10) (procedure), for “each House of Parliament” there is substituted “the Assembly”.

(10)In subsection (11) (consultation before making regulations)—

(a)for “the Secretary of State”, in the first place where those words occur, there is substituted “the Welsh Ministers”;

(b)for “the Secretary of State thinks” there is substituted “the Welsh Ministers think”.

(11)Subsections (12) and (13) (exercise of powers by Welsh Ministers) are repealed.

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