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Water Act 2014

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Owen Paterson
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs
Lord de Mauley
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Water Act 2014 c.21 14.05.2014

Latest news on the Water Act 2014

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 14 May. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

Summary of the Water Act 2014

To make provision about the water industry; about compensation for modification of licences to abstract water; about main river maps; about records of waterworks; for the regulation of the water environment; about the provision of flood insurance for household premises; about internal drainage boards; about Regional Flood and Coastal Committees; and for connected purposes.

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