Water Act 1912 No 44
Current version for 1 January 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 15:03)

9   Rights of occupiers of work to which this Part extends

The right of the occupier of the site of any work to which this Part extends:
(a)  to construct or use the work for the purpose of water conservation, irrigation, or water supply, or drainage, or the prevention of flooding of land by water, or of changing the course of a river, or
(b)  to take, use, or dispose of the water contained therein, conserved, or obtained thereby,
shall be subject to the provisions of this Part.
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