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Mr Bill Wiggin
223Clause 61, page 80, line 15, at end insert
'90A Fluoridation arrangements: precondition
A water undertaker shall not be obliged to enter into any arrangements under section 87 above until the Secretary of State has made regulations under sections 87AA and 89 above.'.
Mr Elliot Morley
345Clause 61, page 80, line 16, leave out subsection (7) and insert
'(7) For section 91 (pre-1985 fluoridation schemes) there is substituted
(1) With effect from the appointed day, relevant pre-1985 arrangements shall be treated for the purposes of this Chapter as if they were arrangements entered into by the water undertaker in question with the relevant authority under section 87(1) above.
(2) The relevant authority may request such modifications to the arrangements as it considers necessary in order to give effect to subsection (1) above, for example to insert the terms mentioned in section 87(7) above.
(3) If the relevant authority and the water undertaker fail to agree the modifications requested by the authority
(5) References in this Chapter to arrangements entered into under section 87(1) above shall include arrangements treated as entered into by a water undertaker by virtue of subsection (1) above.
(6) In this section
"the appointed day" means the day on which section 61 of the Water Act 2003 comes into force; and
Mr Elliot Morley
346Clause 61, page 80, line 16, at end insert
'( ) In section 213 (powers to make regulations), after subsection (1) there is inserted
Mr Elliot Morley
347Clause 61, page 80, line 18, at end add
'(9) With effect from the commencement day, any relevant application shall have effect for the purposes of subsection (1) of section 87 of the WIA as a request made by a relevant authority under that subsection.
(10) Any other application made before the commencement day ceases to have effect on that day.
(11) In subsections (9) and (10)
"relevant application" means an application which
159Clause 61, page 80, line 18, at end add
'After section 89 of the WIA is inserted
(1) Following an increase of the fluoride content of water under section 87, a relevant authority shall
ORDERS OF THE HOUSE [8TH AND 15TH SEPTEMBER 2003]That the following provisions shall apply to the Water Bill [Lords]
Committal1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.
Proceedings in Standing Committee2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 23rd October 2003.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading4. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
6. Sessional Order B (programming committees) made on 28th June 2001 shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.
Other proceedings7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords amendments or any further message from the Lords) may be programmed.
ORDERS OF THE COMMITTEE [16TH SEPTEMBER AND 21ST OCTOBER 2003]That
(1) during proceedings on the Water Bill [Lords] the Standing Committee shall meet when the House is sitting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.55 a.m. and 2.30 p.m., except that on Tuesday 14th October it shall meet only at 4.30 p.m.;
(2) 11 sittings in all shall be allotted to the consideration of the Bill by the Committee;
(3) the proceedings to be taken at the sittings shall be as shown in the second column of the Table below and shall be taken in the order so shown;
(4) the proceedings which under paragraph (3) are to be taken on any sitting shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the third column of the Table;
(5) paragraph (3) does not prevent proceedings being taken (in the order shown in the second column of the Table) at any earlier sitting than that provided under paragraph (3) if previous proceedings have already been concluded.
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