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Clause 82

 

THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER

184Page 96, line 2, at end insert—
"(ab)  after subsection (1) there is inserted—
    "(   )  The Agency shall continue to monitor water quality and chemical and bacterial pollution, through water sampling, and is empowered to act to enforce compliance at the source and advise alternatives where chemical processes impact upon discharges.""
 

Clause 86

 

THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH
THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER

185Page 105, line 33, at end insert—
    "(8)  The Agency shall ensure that private and public housing developers and building contractors be subject to planning consent conditions specific to the water and sewerage undertaker adopting a new sewage scheme.
    (9)  The Agency shall prepare plans for all non-adopted sewage schemes to be adopted by water and sewerage undertakers by the end of the year 2015."
 

Clause 94

 

THE LORD SUTHERLAND OF HOUNDWOOD

186*Page 118, line 7, at end insert—
"(   )  Upon the coming into force of section 7 of this Act, section 24 of the WRA shall not apply to abstraction of water to prevent interference with any mining, quarrying or engineering operations (whether underground or surface) or to prevent interference or damage to works resulting from any such operations for a period of 12 months or if later final and lawful determination of an application for a licence."
 

Clause 95

 

THE LORD SUTHERLAND OF HOUNDWOOD

187*Page 118, line 37, at end insert—
"(   )  at the coming into force of section 7 was carrying out the abstraction of water to prevent interference with any mining, quarrying or engineering operations (whether underground or surface) or to prevent damage to works resulting from any such operations or was contemplating carrying out such abstraction in pursuance of planning permission for the winning and working of minerals extant at that date,"
 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE DUKE OF MONTROSE

188Page 119, line 14, at end insert—
"(   )  Within 12 months of Royal Assent, the Secretary of State shall lay before Parliament a report on the state of the water legislation, together with a timetable for a consolidation programme covering the water legislation and a draft consolidation bill covering this Act and previous related Acts."
 

Clause 96

 

THE LORD WHITTY

189Page 119, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )  A statutory instrument containing an order or regulations—
(a)  made by the Secretary of State under any provision of this Act except section 10 (but including section 97), and
(b)  which contains (or contain) provision amending or repealing any enactment,
  shall not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament."
190Page 119, line 18, at beginning insert "Otherwise,"
191Page 119, line 22, leave out subsection (3)
 

Clause 97

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE DUKE OF MONTROSE

192Page 120, line 11, at end insert—
"(   )  Before bringing any Part of this Act into force, the Secretary of State shall make a statement declaring that its provisions are compatible with those of Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23rd October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy."
193Page 120, line 11, at end insert—
"(   )  No Part of this Act shall come into force until such a time as Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council has been implemented."
 

In the Title

 

THE BARONESS MILLER OF CHILTHORNE DOMER
THE LORD LIVSEY OF TALGARTH

194Line 1, at beginning insert "To make further provision for, or in connection with, the protection of the water environment,"

 
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