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Water Act 1948

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1Amendment of definition of "statutory water undertakers"

Section fifty-nine of the principal Act (which provides for the interpretation of that Act) shall have effect as if for the definition of the expression " statutory water undertakers" contained in subsection (1) of that section there were substituted the following definition :— ' statutory water undertakers ' means any company, local authority, board, committee, or other person authorised by a local enactment to supply water and any local authority or board supplying water under the Public Health Act, 1936, and also includes, for the purposes of Part II of this Act only, any local authority authorised to supply water by the said Act of 1936 but not actually supplying water under that Act, but the said expression does not include a railway company or navigation authority having statutory power to sell surplus water or any body or person supplying water solely for the purpose of producing motive power by hydraulic pressure. "

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