The Reservoirs Act 1975 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1985

2.  (1)  Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) below, the provisions of the Reservoirs Act 1975 specified in the Schedule to this order shall come into force on 1st April 1985, except in the areas of the metropolitan counties and Greater London.

(2) Paragraph (1) above shall have effect subject to any limitations set out in the Schedule as to the extent to which any provision is brought into force.

(3) The provisions specified in the Schedule shall be brought into force by this order with the following modifications:—

(i)section 2(1) of the Act shall have effect as if it did not refer to the Greater London Council or the council of a metropolitan county; and

(ii)references in any of those provisions to a reservoir shall apply in the case of a reservoir situated partly in Greater London or one or more metropolitan counties as if it were wholly situated in the adjacent non-metropolitan county or counties in which it is partly situated.