Environment Bill

Explanatory Notes

New section 94B Drainage and sewerage management plans: power to amend period

676 New section 94B sets out the powers available to the Minister to amend the five-year time period specified at new section 94A(6)(c).

677 Subsection (1) sets out that the time period must be amended by statutory instrument.

678 Subsection (2) defines "Minister" as used in this section with the same meaning as new section 94A(10).

679 Subsection (3) sets out that statutory instruments made under this section are subject to negative resolution procedure.

680 Subsection (4) sets out that subsection (5) applies to orders made by both the Secretary of State and Welsh Ministers.

681 Subsection (5) describes how the negative resolution procedure can lead to revocation of the statutory instrument.


Prepared 29th January 2020