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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Water Industry Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

Clause 6
     Page 4, line 18, at end insert--
    ("(2A)  In determining the period within which effect must be given to a measured charges notice under its charges scheme in accordance with subsection (2) above, the water undertaker shall be entitled to take into account--
    (a)  the environmental impact of furnishing the supply of water in question; and
    (b)  the cost to it of providing and installing the meter in question,
taking into account the cost to it of complying with all the other measured charges notices that may or may be given to it.")
After Clause 9
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  After subsection (5) of section 150 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (Charging for services provided with the help of an undertaker), there is inserted--
        (6)  An order under this section may--
      (a)  require any person who resells water supplied by a water undertaker to furnish the purchaser with such information as may be specified or described in the order; and
      (b)  provide that, in the event of his failing to do so, the maximum price applicable to the resale shall be such as may be specified in the order, or shall be reduced by such amount or such percentage as may be so specified."")
Requirements for reselling water supplied by undertaker.
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