Water Services Act 2007



12.— (1) A person who obstructs or interferes with—

(a) the exercise by a water services authority or any other prescribed person of powers vested in it or him or her under, or by virtue of, this Act, or

(b) the compliance by any person, including the owner or occupier of a premises, with the provisions of this Act or of any notice, direction or order issued under it,

commits an offence.

(2) The owner or occupier of a premises to which subsection (1)(b) applies may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for an order against the person who is causing the obstruction or interference referred to in subsection (1) directing that person to cease the obstruction or interference complained of.

(3) An order under subsection (2), or the refusal of an order under that subsection, shall not affect any requirement or obligation under this Act on an owner or occupier or other relevant person.