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River Pollution (Tidal Waters)

Volume 527: debated on Tuesday 11 May 1954

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asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what action he proposes to take to enable river boards to control pollution of tidal waters of rivers.

I can extend a river board's powers to control the quality of tidal waters only if I am asked to make an order under Section 6 of the Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) Act, 1951.