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Water Act 1945

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2Central Advisory Water Committee

(1)The Minister shall appoint a committee, to be called the Central Advisory Water Committee, for the purpose of—

(a)advising him or any other Minister concerned upon matters connected with the conservation and use of water resources;

(b)advising any Minister concerned with the administration of enactments which relate to or in any way affect the conservation or use of water resources or the provision of water supplies, upon any question that may be referred by him to the Committee in connection with the operation, or proposed amendment of, the said enactments;

(c)considering the operation of any such enactments, and making to the Minister concerned such representations with respect to matters of general concern arising in connection with the operation of those enactments, and such recommendations for their extension or modification, as the Committee think fit.

(2)The Minister may by order make provision with respect to the constitution and procedure of the Committee.

(3)The Minister may pay such expenses of the Committee as he may, with the approval of the Treasury, determine.

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