HL Deb 18 May 1896 vol 40 cc1523-4

"The Metropolis Water Act, 1852, except Section three thereof, and the whole of the Metropolis Water Act, 1871, shall extend to the whole of the metropolitan water area, and shall have effect as if the expression 'metropolitan water area' were substituted therein for the expressions 'Metropolis,' and 'limits of this Act,' respectively."

*LORD JAMES OF HEREFORD moved, after the words "water area, and shall," to insert "as respects the metropolitan water companies."

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

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