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Water Act 2014

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30(1)Making provision which, subject to any modifications that the Minister considers appropriate, corresponds or is similar to any provision made by or under, or capable of being made under—

(a)section 71 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (waste from water sources);

(b)Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (abstraction and impounding);

(c)Part 1 of the Water Act 2003 (abstraction and impounding).

(2)Making provision which, subject to any modifications that the Minister considers appropriate, corresponds or is similar to—

(a)any provision made by section 339 of the Highways Act 1980 (saving for works etc of drainage authorities etc);

(b)any provision made by or under, or capable of being made under, sections 109 and 110 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (erecting structures over main rivers etc prohibited without consent);

(c)any provision made by any byelaw, or capable of being made by any byelaw, under paragraph 5 of Schedule 25 to that Act (byelaws for flood defence and drainage purposes).

(3)Making provision which, subject to any modifications that the Minister considers appropriate, corresponds or is similar to—

(a)sections 9 to 15 and 18 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (obstructions to passage of fish);

(b)Part 4 of the Eels (England and Wales) Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/3344) (passage of eels).

(4)Each reference to an enactment in sub-paragraph (1), (2) or (3) is a reference to that enactment as it has effect on the coming into force of that sub-paragraph.

(5)Provision made under this paragraph is not subject to the requirement in section 61(2).

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