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Index to Flood And Water Management Bill


 
INTRODUCTION

Clause 1: “Flood” and “coastal erosion”

Clause 2: “Risk”

Clause 3: “Risk management”

Clause 4: “Flood risk management function”

Clause 5: “Coastal erosion risk management function”

Clause 6: “Other definitions”

Strategies, co-operation and funding

Clause 9: Local flood risk management strategies: England

Clause 11: Effect of national and local strategies: England

Clause 13: Co-operation and arrangements

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND

OVERVIEW OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE BILL

TERRITORIAL EXTENT AND APPLICATION

COMMENTARY Part 1: Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

66.     This clause empowers the Environment Agency and lead local flood authorities to request a person to provide information in connection with that body’s flood and coastal erosion risk management function (see subsections (1) and (2)). It provides a similar power for the Welsh Ministers (subsection (3)).

67.     Subsection (4) provides that the information must be provided in the form, manner and time period specified.

Clause 18: Environment Agency: reports

Clause 19: Local authorities: investigations

“Designating authority”

“Responsible authority”

“Owner”

Designation

Effect of a designation

Consent to alteration, removal or replacement

Provisional designation notice: procedure

Clause 33: Reservoirs

“The Minister”

Approving body

Requirement for approval

Applications for approval

Free-standing application for approval

Combined applications

Determination of application for approval

Non-performance bonds

Fees

Enforcement

Guidance

Sewers and roads

Duty to adopt

Exception 1: single property systems

Exception 2: Roads

Additional exceptions

Power to Adopt

Effect of adoption

Process of adoption in pursuance of duty to adopt

“Large raised reservoir”

Registration

High-risk reservoirs

Panels of Engineers

Construction and alteration

Information and reports

Enforcement: supplementary

Regulatory impact assessment

Transfer schemes

Schedule 5: Special Administration

Clause 48: Subordinate legislation

Clause 49: Technical provision

FINANCIAL EFFECTS AND EFFECTS ON PUBLIC SECTOR MANPOWER

SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT

COMPATIBILITY WITH THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

 
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