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The National Rivers Authority (Levies) Regulations 1993

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Power to issue levies

3.—(1) In order to meet its expenses in respect of a district, the NRA may issue to a local council a levy in respect of any financial year in accordance with these Regulations and with sections 46(5) to (8) and 47 of the 1976 Act(1), the references to precepts in the said section 46(5) and (8) and in section 47(1) being taken to be references to levies issued under these Regulations.

(2) When issuing a levy to a local council, the NRA shall notify the council whether the levy or any portion of it relates to part only of the council’s area and, if it does, which part.


Sub-sections (5) to (8) of section 46 and section 47 were each amended by the Water Act 1989 (c. 15) Schedule 15, paragraph 1(1); section 46(5) and (6) was amended by section 181 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65); sections 46(6) and 47(1) were amended by the Water Act 1989, Schedule 15, paragraph 19 and Schedule 27, respectively. These provisions were kept in force by paragraph 2(5) of Schedule 2 to the Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991 (c. 60) in relation to subordinate legislation made under the Local Government Finance Act 1988 and section 149 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42) for the purpose of or in connection with the issue of levies by the NRA.

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