Water Supplies Act, 1942

Coming into force of proposal.

11.—(1) Whenever a sanitary authority has made a proposal and either such proposal has been agreed to or a provisional order in respect of such proposal, has been confirmed, such sanitary authority may publish in a newspaper circulating in any sanitary district in which is situate any place at which a supply of water is to be taken under such proposal a notice specifying the date (not being earlier than one week after the publication of such notice) on which such proposal will come into force and stating that any person (not being a person whose name appears in the book of reference relating to such proposal) who claims that damage has been or will be caused to him by the taking of a supply of water under such proposal may, at any time before, but not after, the expiration of two years from the said date specified in such notice for the coming into force of such proposal, apply in writing to the said sanitary authority for compensation in respect of such damage.

(2) When a sanitary authority has become entitled under the foregoing sub-section of this section, to publish and has duly published such notice as is mentioned in that sub-section, the proposal to which such notice relates shall come into force on the date specified in that behalf in such notice.