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Land Drainage, England
14th April 2011
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
Under section 3(1)(a) of the Land Drainage Act 1991(1), the Environment Agency has prepared a Scheme making provision for the amalgamation of the North Somerset (2005) Internal Drainage District and the West Mendip Internal Drainage District.
In accordance with section 3(1) of that Act, the Environment Agency has submitted the Scheme to the Secretary of State for confirmation.
The Secretary of State has published a notice of intent to make the following Order confirming the Scheme in accordance with paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to that Act. The Secretary of State has sent this notice to the relevant local authorities and other bodies specified in paragraph 2(2) of that Schedule.
No objection has been made to the draft Order.
Accordingly, the Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3(5) and (7) of that Act and now vested in the Secretary of State(2):
1991 c. 59; “the relevant Minister” is defined in section 72(1). References to the National River Authority 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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