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Water Act 2014

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Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

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3(1)Section 2 (general duties with respect to water industry) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for the words from “the following” to the end there is substituted “the powers and duties conferred or imposed on the Secretary of State or the Authority by virtue of any of the relevant provisions.”

(3)In subsection (2A)(d), for “of a licensed water supplier” there is substituted “of a water supply licensee or sewerage licensee”.

(4)In subsection (2C)—

(a)the “and” after paragraph (d) is repealed;

(b)in paragraph (e), for the words from “not eligible” to the end there is substituted “household premises (as defined in section 17C)”;

(c)after paragraph (e) there is inserted ; and

(f)customers, of companies holding an appointment under Chapter 1 of Part 2 of this Act, whose premises are below the consumption threshold and in the area of a relevant undertaker whose area is wholly or mainly in Wales,.

(5)In subsection (2D), for the words from “not eligible” to “the total quantity” there is substituted “below the consumption threshold if the total quantity”.

(6)In subsection (2DB) (inserted by section 22), in paragraph (b) (meaning of sewerage systems), for the words from “a reference to the system comprising” to the end there is substituted “to be construed in accordance with section 17BA(7).”

(7)In subsection (5A), in the definition of “the interests of consumers”—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “licensed water suppliers” there is substituted “water supply licensees”;

(b)in paragraph (b), for “by sewerage undertakers” there is substituted “either by sewerage undertakers or by sewerage licensees acting in their capacity as such”.

(8)In subsection (6)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for the words from “the provisions of” to “water suppliers” there is substituted “the relevant provisions”;

(b)in paragraph (a), for the words from “contained in” to the end, there is substituted contained in—

(i)Part 2 of this Act (except section 27A and Schedule 3A),

(ii)any of sections 37A to 38, 38ZA, 39, 39ZA, 39B to 39D, 40E to 40J, 42, 51CD to 51CG, 63AC to 63AF, 66B, 66CA to 66H, 66K, 66L, 66O(2), 95, 95ZA, 96, 96ZA, 99, 105ZF to 105ZI, 110F to 110J, 110L to 110O, 117E to 117O, 117R, 117S, 143B to 143E, 144ZA to 144ZF, 153, 181, 182, 185, 192A, 192B, 195, 195A and 201 to 203 below, and

(iii)any of sections 42 to 54 of the Water Act 2014.;

(c)paragraphs (b) and (c) are repealed.

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