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Notices of Amendments: 2 January 2014                  

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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

 

“and licensed water suppliers” there is substituted “, water supply licensees

 

and sewerage licensees”.’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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

 

“water supply licensee”;

 

(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

 

water supply licensee”;

 

(ii)    

for “any such supplier” there is substituted “any such

 

licensee”;

 

(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

 

supply licensee”.

 

      (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

 

licensee”;

 

(c)    

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

 

substituted “the licensee”;

 

(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

 

substituted “the water supply licensee”;

 

(b)    

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

 

“a water supply licensee”;

 

(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

 

“licensee”.

 

      (6)  

In subsection (5A)—

 

(a)    

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

 

water supply licensee”;

 

(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

 

licensee”;

 

(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

 

supply licensee”.

 

      (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

 

supply licensee or sewerage licensee”.’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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)—


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 2 January 2014                  

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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

 

“water supply licensee”;

 

(c)    

after paragraph (b), there is inserted—

 

“(c)    

any sewerage licensee.”’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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”.’.

 

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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

 

licensee or sewerage licensee”;

 

(b)    

for “or supplier” there is substituted “or licensee”.

 

      (3)  

In subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

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

 

licensee or sewerage licensee”;

 

(b)    

for “or supplier” there is substituted “or licensee”;

 

(c)    

for “requiring it” there is substituted “requiring that undertaker or

 

licensee”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (3)—

 

(a)    

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

 

water supply licensee or sewerage licensee”;

 

(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—

 

“(ba)    

a sewerage licensee;”.’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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

 

licensee”.’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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

 

licensee or sewerage licensee”;’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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

 

sewerage licensee;”;’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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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—

 

“(f)    

water supply licensees;

 

(fa)    

sewerage licensees; and”.’.


 
 

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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

 

sewerage licensee”;

 

(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

 

supply licensee or sewerage licensee”.’.

 

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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.”’.

 

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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

 

licensee”;

 

(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

 

licensee”;

 

(b)    

for “supplier” there is substituted “licensee”.

 

      (4)  

In subsection (3)—

 

(a)    

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

 

licensee”;

 

(b)    

for “supplier” there is substituted “licensee”.

 

      (5)  

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

 

supply licensee”.

 

      (6)  

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

 

supply licensee”.

 

      (7)  

In subsection (8)—

 

(a)    

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

 

licensee”;

 

(b)    

for “a company” there is substituted “a person”.’.

 

Secretary Owen Paterson

 

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Parliamentary Star    

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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Parliamentary Star    

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”.’.

 

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

 

‘          

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


 
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