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Water Act 2014

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33Notice of agreements within section 142(2)(b)
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(1)The Water Industry Act 1991 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 142 (powers of undertakers to charge), after subsection (6) there is inserted—

(6A)If an undertaker makes an agreement that falls within subsection (2)(b), it must notify the Authority of the provisions of the agreement.

(6B)The requirement in subsection (6A) is enforceable by the Authority under section 18.

(3)In section 195 (the Water Services Regulation Authority’s register relating to relevant undertakers and licensees)—

(a)in subsection (3) (power to direct that provisions of an undertaker’s appointment etc are not entered in the register), after “any provision” there is inserted “or, in the case of information that falls to be entered under subsection (3B), any information”;

(b)in subsection (3), after “that provision” there is inserted “or that information”;

(c)after subsection (3A) there is inserted—

(3B)Subject to any direction given under subsection (3), the Authority must cause to be entered on the register such information about an agreement falling within section 142(2)(b) as the Authority thinks fit.

(3C)Subsection (3B) has effect in relation to agreements made after the coming into force of section 33 of the Water Act 2014.

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