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Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 1 April 2019 to date (accessed 18 June 2019 at 18:40)
173 Charge on land
(1) Rates and charges under this Division, and any costs awarded to a private irrigation board by any court in proceedings for the recovery of any such rates and charges, are a charge on the land in respect of which the rates and charges have been levied.(2) A charge created by subsection (1) has no effect as against a purchaser in good faith for value who at the time of purchase made due inquiry but had no notice of the liability.(3) For the purposes of subsection (2), a purchaser is not taken to have made due inquiry unless the purchaser obtained a certificate from the private irrigation board as to the amount, if any, due in respect of rates, charges or costs.(4) The provisions of this section have effect despite anything contained in section 42 of the Real Property Act 1900.