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Explanatory Memorandum to Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

Abstraction and impounding of water

107.Article 215 provides a water undertaker with abstraction and impounding powers for the purposes of carrying out its functions. Those powers are subject to regulations under Article 20 of the Water (NI) Order 1999 which provide for a licensing regime for water abstraction and impoundment.

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