Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 5 June 2020 at 07:44)
304   Exercise of certain functions in special areas
(1)  A public agency may not, in relation to land within a special area for a water supply authority, exercise functions other than functions under this Part unless notice is first given, as prescribed by the regulations, to the water supply authority.
(2)  On receipt of such a notice, the water supply authority may make such representations to the public agency as it thinks fit.
(3)  A public agency may not exercise functions contrary to any such representations made by a water supply authority unless—
(a)  at least 14 days’ notice has been given to the water supply authority of the functions intended to be exercised, and
(b)  that period has expired without the matter being referred to the Minister as a dispute for determination.
(4)  In this section, public agency means—
(a)  the Governor, or
(b)  a Minister of the Crown, or
(c)  a statutory body.