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Water Act 1945

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FOURTH SCHEDULEAmendments of the Public Health Act, 1936

In section one hundred and sixteen, for the reference to the Supply of Water in Bulk Act, 1934, there shall be substituted a reference to section twelve of this Act and subsections (4) and (6) of the said section one hundred and sixteen shall cease to have effect. For section one hundred and twenty there shall be substituted the following section:— Incorporation of certain provisions of Water Act, 1945

120For the purpose of enabling a local authority to supply water under this Act, there shall be incorporated with this Act the following provisions of the Third Schedule to the Water Act, 1945, that is to say—

Section twenty-one of Part V,

Section thirty of Part VII,

Part X (Laying and maintenance of supply pipes and communication pipes),

Part XI (Stopcocks),

Sections fifty-three and fifty-five of Part XII,

Part XIII (Provisions for preventing waste, &c, of water and as to meters and other fittings),

Part XIV (Pollution of water by manufacture, &c, of gas),

Sections seventy-nine and eighty of Part XVI. Section one hundred and twenty-one shall cease to have effect. In the proviso to subsection (3) of section one hundred and twenty-seven the words " can be drawn off into a receptacle at one point only and " shall be omitted. Sections one hundred and thirty, one hundred and thirty-two, one hundred and thirty-three and one hundred and thirty-five shall cease to have effect. In section one hundred and thirty-six for the words

material degree

there shall be substituted the words

degree exceeding five per cent.

In subsection (4) of section one hundred and thirty-eight after the words " section thirty-five of the Waterworks Clauses Act, 1847 " there shall be inserted the words

or section twenty-nine of the Third Schedule to the Water Act, 1945, whichever applies for the time being to the undertakers

. Section one hundred and thirty-nine shall cease to have effect. In section one hundred and forty-two the definition of " water fittings " shall be omitted. In section two hundred and seventy-five, for the words

drain or communication pipe for water

there shall be substituted the words

or drain. For subsection (1) of section two hundred and seventy-nine there shall be substituted the following subsection:—

279(1)For the purposes of any section of this Act which confers powers on local authorities to construct, lay or maintain sewers, drains or pipes, the provisions of Part VI of the Third Schedule to the Water Act, 1945, shall be incorporated with this Act, subject, however, to such adaptations as may be necessary to make those provisions applicable to the construction and maintenance of sewers and drains as well as to the laying and maintenance of water mains and pipes. In subsection (2) of the said section the words " and modifications " shall be omitted, and for the words

drain or pipe

there shall be substituted the words

or drain.Sections two hundred and eighty and two hundred and eighty-one shall cease to have effect.

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