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Title: The law of the National Rivers Authority
Author: W. Howarth
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The Water Act 1989 brings about a dramatic restructuring of the water industry in England and Wales through an overall separation of the responsibilities for utility and regulatory functions in relation to water. This division of the industry will allow a greater degree of specialism to be developed, and ultimately will prove more effective both in satisfying the needs of water consumers and also in safeguarding in general aquatic environment. At the forefront of the new environment strategy is the National Rivers Authority. This document provides a commentary upon the 1989 Act, explaining the implications of the new law and the contrasts with the old, providing a concise guide to the legal status, powers and duties of the Authority, which will be of use to both staff of the Authority and those outside the Authority with an interest in water law.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1990
Publication Place: Aberystwyth
Subject Keywords: Environmental legislationWater industryNational Rivers AuthorityEnvironmental management
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 119
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4141
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