HL Deb 18 May 1896 vol 40 c1533

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

The expression "metropolitan water area" means the county of London and every parish outside that county to the whole or any part of which any metropolitan water company is for the time being authorised to supply water.

The expression "metropolitan water company" means any of the companies specified in the Schedule to this Act.

*LORD ALDENHAM moved to insert before "county" the word "administrative."

Amendment agreed to.

*LORD JAMES moved to leave out from "parish" to "or any," and to insert "or part of a parish outside that county to which parish or part."

Amendment agreed to; clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 10 and schedule agreed to; Bill re-committed to the Standing Committee; and to be printed as amended.—[No. 100.]