. The Water Act 2014 (Commencement No. 9 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2017.
- Article 2 brings into force on 30th March 2017 provisions which allow the Water Services Regulation Authority (“Ofwat”) to issue codes in respect of agreements under sections 66D and 117E of the 1991 Act.
- Article 3 brings into force on 1st April 2017 provisions relating to the new licensing regime for water supply and sewerage services to non-household customers.
- Articles 4 and 5 bring into force on 1st October 2017 and 1st April 2018 respectively provisions introducing codes from Ofwat about agreements under sections 51A and 104 of the 1991 Act and charging rules from Ofwat about the charges that developers and other customers pay water and sewerage undertakers for new connections and other infrastructure services.