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Water and Sewerage Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 3: Cessation or relaxation of duty to install water meters when making domestic connections

Section 3 enables the Department to make regulations to remove or amend the requirement within Article 81 of the 2006 Order (conditions of connection concerning metering) for NI Water to install water meters at domestic properties connecting for the first time to the public water supply. It also allows the requirement to be reinstated or any amendments to it to be reversed. It provides that the Department must consult certain stakeholders before making the regulations, and requires the regulations to be subject to draft affirmative resolution.

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