Policy paper

Water Bill: flood defence consents

This is one of a series of briefing notes on the Water Bill.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This publication was withdrawn on

These briefing notes are now out of date and have been archived. The Water Bill received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014.


Water Bill: Environmental Permitting Framework: indicative regulations for flood defence consents

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This note explains the similarities and differences between the current legislation regulating flood defence consents and the proposals in the Water Bill, including an indicative set of draft regulations.

Published 3 December 2013
Last updated 12 December 2013 + show all updates
  1. Replaced document with an updated version.
  2. First published.