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 (4) In subsection (5), after “certain charges” there is inserted “by relevant

 undertakers”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  196,  line  16,  at end insert—

 ‘88A In section 147 (charging for use of emergency water), in subsection (1), after

 “undertaker” there is inserted “or water supply licensee”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  196,  line  16,  at end insert—

 ‘88B In section 150 (fixing maximum charges for services provided with the help of

 undertakers’ services), for subsection (1A) there is substituted—

 “(1A) This section does not apply to—

 (a) water supplies provided by a water supply licensee, or

 (b) sewerage services provided by a sewerage licensee,

 to premises of customers in accordance with Chapter 1A of Part 2.”’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  196,  line  16,  at end insert—

 ‘88C In section 152 (grants for national security purposes), in subsection (1), for

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 Schedule  7,  page  196,  line  16,  at end insert—

 ‘ In section 148 (restriction on charging for metering works), in subsection

 (2)(cc), after “section 66D” there is inserted “or 117E”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  7,  at end insert—

 ‘   (1) Section 16  2 (works in connection with metering) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1A)—

 (a) in paragraph (d), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted

 (b) after paragraph (d) there is inserted “, or

 (e) a sewerage licensee provides sewerage services in

 respect of those premises using the undertaker’s

 sewerage system.”

 (3) In subsection (1B), for “section 17B(5)” there is substituted “section 17B”.

 (4) After subsection (1B) there is inserted—

 “(1C) In subsection (1A)(e) above, the reference to the sewerage system of

 a sewerage undertaker shall be construed in accordance with section

 17BA.”’.

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  7,  at end insert—

 ‘ In section 163 (power to fit stopcocks), in subsection (1), for “a licensed water

 supplier” there is substituted “a water supply licensee”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  16,  at end insert—

 ‘   (1) Section 174 (offences of interferences with works etc) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1A)(a)—

 (a) in sub-paragraph (i)—

 (i) for “any licensed water supplier” there is substituted “any

 (ii) for “any such supplier” there is substituted “any such

 (b) in sub-paragraph (ii)—

 (i) for “the supplier” there is substituted “the licensee”;

 (ii) for “its licence” there is substituted “the licensee’s licence”.

 (3) In subsection (2)(b), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water

 (4) In subsection (2A)—

 (a) in paragraph (b), in the opening words, for “a licensed water supplier”

 there is substituted “a water supply licensee”;

 (b) in paragraph (b)(i), for “the supplier” there is substituted “the

 (c) in paragraph (b)(ii), for “the supplier”, in both places, there is

 (d) in the words following paragraph (b), for “section 17B(5)” there is

 substituted “section 17B”.

 (5) In subsection (3A)—

 (a) in the opening words, for “the licensed water supplier” there is

 (b) in paragraph (a)(i), for “a licensed water supplier” there is substituted

 (c) in paragraph (a)(ii)—

 (i) for “the supplier” there is substituted “the licensee”;

 (ii) for “its licence” there is substituted “the licensee’s licence”;

 (d) in paragraph (b), for “a supplier”, in both places, there is substituted

 (6) In subsection (5A)—

 (a) in paragraph (a), for “a licensed water supplier” there is substituted “a

 (b) in paragraph (b)—

 (i) for “the supplier” there is substituted “the licensee”;

 (ii) for “its licence” there is substituted “the licensee’s licence”;

 (7) In subsection (8A)(b)—

 (a) for “a licensed water supplier” there is substituted “a water supply

 (b) for “the supplier” there is substituted “the licensee”.’.

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘92A (1) Section 195 (the Authority’s register) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (2)—

 (a) in paragraph (bc), for “66D(1)” there is substituted “66CA(1)”;

 (b) in paragraph (g), for “or 66H above” there is substituted “, 66H, 117N

 or 117O”.

 (3) In subsection (3AA), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water

 (4) Subsection (3A) is repealed.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘92B (1) Section 195A (reasons for decisions) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1)(f), for “66D(1)” there is substituted “66CA(1)”.

 (3) In subsection (3), after “appointment or” there is inserted “the person holding

 the”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘92C (1) Section 201 (publication of certain information and advice) is amended as

 follows.

 (2) In subsection (1)(b), for “company” there is substituted “person”.

 (3) In subsection (2), after “Part II of this Act or” there is inserted “a person

 holding”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘92D (1) Section 202 (duties of undertakers to furnish the Secretary of State with

 information) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1A), for “company”, in both places, there is substituted

 “person”.

 (3) In subsection (3), for “company”, in each place, there is substituted “person”.

 (4) In subsection (4)(c)—

 (a) after “particular company” there is inserted “or person”;

 (b) after “to companies” there is inserted “or persons”;

 (c) for “description or” there is substituted “description,”;

 (d) after “Part II of this Act or” there is inserted “to all the persons

 holding”.

 (5) In subsection (5), for “or licensed water supplier” there is substituted “, water

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘92F (1) In section 205 (exchange of metering information between undertakers), in

 subsection (4)—

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 (a) the “and” at the end of paragraph (a) is repealed;

 (b) in paragraph (b), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted

 (c) after paragraph (b), there is inserted—

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘92G (1) Section 206 (restriction on disclosure of information) is amended as follows.

 (1) In subsection (3)(b), for “a licensed water supplier of any of the duties imposed

 on it” there is substituted “a water supply licensee or sewerage licensee of any

 of the duties imposed on the licensee”.

 (2) In subsection (5)(a), for “a licensed water supplier of activities under its

 licence” there is substituted “a water supply licensee or sewerage licensee of

 activities under the licence held by the licensee”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘   (1) Section 203 (power to acquire information for enforcement purposes) is

 amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1)—

 (a) in paragraph (a)(ii), for “company” there is substituted “person”;

 (b) in paragraph (b), in the opening words—

 (i) for “company which” there is substituted “person who”;

 (ii) for “the company” there is substituted “the person”.

 (3) In subsection (7), after “such an appointment or” there is inserted “a person

 holding such a”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘   (1) Section 208 (directions in the interests of national security) is amended as

 follows.

 (2) In subsection (1)—

 (a) for “or licensed water supplier” there is substituted “, water supply

 (b) for “or supplier” there is substituted “or licensee”.

 (3) In subsection (2)—

 (a) for “or licensed water supplier” there is substituted “, water supply

 (b) for “or supplier” there is substituted “or licensee”;

 (c) for “requiring it” there is substituted “requiring that undertaker or

 (4) In subsection (3)—

 (a) for “or licensed water supplier”, in both places, there is substituted “,

 (b) for “on it” there is substituted “on that undertaker or licensee”;

 (c) for “to it” there is substituted “to that undertaker or licensee”.’.

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  31,  at end insert—

 ‘ In section 211 (limitation on right to prosecute in respect of sewerage

 offences), in paragraph (b), after “undertaker;” there is inserted—

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  leave out lines 32 and 33 and insert—

 ‘   (1) Section 213 (powers to make regulations) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1)—

 (a) the words “17D(8),” are repealed;

 (b) after “36A” there is inserted “, 66M”.

 (3) In subsection (2)(a), for “or sewerage undertaker or licensed water supplier”

 there is substituted “, sewerage undertaker, water supply licensee or sewerage

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  35,  at end insert—

 ‘( ) in the definition of “customer or potential customer”, in paragraph (a),

 for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply

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 Schedule  7,  page  197,  line  37,  at end insert—

 ‘( ) in the definition of “sewerage services”, for “includes” there is

 substituted “—

 (a) in the case of a sewerage undertaker, includes”;

 ( ) in that definition, after the paragraph (a) so formed there is inserted “or

 (b) in the case of a sewerage licensee, means the services

 provided by that person in that person’s capacity as a

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  3,  at end insert—

 ‘( ) After subsection (10) there is inserted—

 “(11) Subsection (10) does not apply to references to the Chief Inspector of

 Drinking Water in sections 8, 17AA, 51CA, 51CB, 66DB, 66P and

 86ZA.”’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  3,  at end insert—

 ‘ In Schedule 1A (the Water Services Regulation Authority), in paragraph 9(3),

 for paragraph (f) (and the “and” following it) there is substituted—

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  3,  at end insert—

 ‘   (1) Schedule 2 (transitional provision on termination of appointments) is amended

 as follows.

 (2) In paragraph 1—

 (a) in sub-paragraph (3A)(a), for “a qualifying licensed water supplier”

 there is substituted “a qualifying water supply licensee or a qualifying

 (b) in sub-paragraph (3A)(b), for “carry on activities” there is substituted

 “carry on—

 (i) activities”;

 (c) in sub-paragraph (3A)(b), after the sub-paragraph (i) so formed there

 is inserted “; or

 (ii) activities relating to the removal or

 removals of matter mentioned in section

 23(9) of this Act which were carried on by

 the transferor until that date (as the case

 may be).”;

 (d) in sub-paragraph (4), in the definition of “other relevant companies”,

 for “to be holding” there is substituted “to be—

 (a) holding”;

 (e) in sub-paragraph (4), in that definition, after the paragraph (a) so

 formed there is inserted “or

 (b) holding appointments as sewerage undertakers for

 any area in which, or in part of which, the activities

 relating to the removal or removals of matter

 mentioned in section 23(9) of this Act will be

 carried on by the transferee (as the case may be);”.

 (3) In paragraph 2(7A)(b), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  3,  at end insert—

 ‘ In Schedule 8 (pre-1989 Act transitional authority for trade effluent discharges

 etc), after paragraph 2(3) there is inserted—

 “(3A) If a sewerage undertaker serves a notice under sub-paragraph (2) in

 relation to premises in respect of which a sewerage licensee

 provides sewerage services, the sewerage undertaker must send a

 copy of the notice to the sewerage licensee.”’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  3,  at end insert—

 ‘Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57)

 The Water Resources Act 1991 is amended as follows.

 (1) Section 203 (exchange of information with respect to pollution incidents etc)

 is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (1A)—

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 (a) for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply

 (b) for “supplier” there is substituted “licensee”;

 (c) for “its licence” there is substituted “the licensee’s licence”.

 (3) In subsection (2A)—

 (a) for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply

 (b) for “supplier” there is substituted “licensee”.

 (4) In subsection (3)—

 (a) for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply

 (b) for “supplier” there is substituted “licensee”.

 (5) In subsection (4), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water

 (6) In subsection (5)(b), for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water

 (7) In subsection (8)—

 (a) for “licensed water supplier” there is substituted “water supply

 (b) for “a company” there is substituted “a person”.’.

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  3,  at end insert—

 ‘   (1) Section 204 (restriction on disclosure of information) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (2)(b)—

 (a) for “company” there is substituted “person”;

 (b) for “on it” there is substituted “on the undertaker or, as the case may

 be, the person”.

 (3) In subsection (4)(a)—

 (a) for “a company” there is substituted “a person”;

 (b) for “its licence” there is substituted “the person’s licence”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  10,  at end insert—

 ‘Enterprise Act 2002 (c. 40)

 The Enterprise Act 2002 is amended as follows.

 (1) Section 168 (regulated markets) is amended as follows.

 (2) In subsection (3)(ff), after “section 66D” there is inserted “or 117E”.

 (3) In subsection (4)(ff), after “section 66D”, in both places, there is inserted “or

 117E”.’.

 Secretary Owen Paterson

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 Schedule  7,  page  198,  line  10,  at end insert—

 ‘ In section 249 (special administration regime), in subsection (1)(aa)—