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

  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
     Page 3, line 44, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  The power to make regulations under this section may not be exercised in a manner which conflicts with a charges scheme approved by the Director pursuant to section 143(6) in a manner which complies with subsection (7) of that section.")
 
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE BARONESS MILLER OF HENDON
 
     Page 5, line 12, at end insert--
 
    ("(7A)  In any case where--
    (a)  the premises had been let for residential purposes for a term not exceeding 21 years, whether commencing before or after the commencement of this act, and
    (b)  the lessee for the time being had given a measured charges notice to the undertaker without the express written consent of the lessor for the time being, and
    (c)  the premises have reverted to the original lessor or his successor in title, whether upon the expiry of the term, or upon forfeiture or abandonment or disclaimer or surrender of the lease or by any other means,
the consumer (here meaning the orginal lessor or his successor in title or, if the premises have been re-let, any new lessee of the premises) may within 12 months of the premises reverting to the original lessor or his successor in title, give a notice to the water undertaker revoking the measured charges notice.")
 
     Page 5, line 14, after ("(5)") insert ("or (7A)") 
 
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