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LAND DRAINAGE, ENGLAND
2nd December 2005
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
Whereas under section 3(1) of the Land Drainage Act 1991 (“the 1991 Act”)(1) the Environment Agency has prepared and submitted to the Secretary of State for confirmation a Scheme (a copy of which is set out in Schedule 1 hereto) making provision for the abolition of the North Level Internal Drainage Board and the Westside Marshes Internal Drainage Board, the amalgamation of their respective drainage districts and the constitution of a new internal drainage board;
And whereas, in accordance with paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the 1991 Act, the Secretary of State has caused a notice of her intention to make the following Order confirming the Scheme and notice of the other matters mentioned in that paragraph to be published, and to be sent to local authorities and other bodies specified in paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 3 to the 1991 Act;
And whereas no objection has been made to the draft Order;
Now therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 3(5) and (7) of, and paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 3 to, the 1991 Act and now vested in her(2), hereby makes the following Order:
1991 c. 59; “the relevant Minister” is defined in section 72(1). References to the National River Authority (NRA) were replaced with references to the Environment Agency by paragraph 191 of Schedule 22 to the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25).
By virtue of article 2(2) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Dissolution) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/794).
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