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Water Act, 1973.

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Legislation
Date
1973 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Water
Keyword
Inland fisheries Basic legislation River basin institution Subsidy/incentive Freshwater resources management Freshwater pollution Sewerage Drainage/land reclamation Recreational water use Institution Research Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

An Act to make provisions for a national policy for water, for the conferring and discharge of function as to water (including sewerage and sewerage disposal, fisheries and land drainage) and as to recreation and amenity in connection with water, for the making of charges by water authorities and other statutory water undertakers, and for connected purposes. Most of the articles have been repealed over the years with just few of them still in force, same as for the Schedules (except for parts of Schedules 3, 6 and 8).

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Amended by

Water Act 1989 (Chapter 15).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1989 (2017)

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Basic legislation, Institution, Non-governmental entity, River basin institution, Freshwater pollution, Flood, Navigation, Water conservation zone, Water supply, Water quality standards, Sewerage, Freshwater resources management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991 (c. 60).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Migratory species, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Land-use planning, Water supply, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX