HL Deb 23 June 1983 vol 443 c116WA
Lord Sandford

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When they propose to implement the Water Act 1983.

The Minister of State, Department of the Environment (Lord Bellwin)

Orders will be made to implement on 1st October 1983 the changes in water authority membership and the dissolution of the National Water Council and the Water Space Amenity Commission. A second draft of guidelines on arrangements to represent the interests of consumers has now been issued and other provisions of the Act will be implemented as soon as possible. A circular setting out the arrangements in more detail will be issued next week.