30A. In section 44 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (interpretation of Part I of that Act) after subsection (1A) (certain provisions of that Act, including section 16 (obtaining information about land), to have effect as if the Broads Authority were a local authority) there shall be inserted—
(1B) Section 16 of this Act shall have effect as if the Environment Agency were a local authority.".'.
No. 87, in page 281, line 24, at end insert—
'(3) In section 122(2) of that Act (matters to which, so far as practicable, regard is to be had by local authorities in exercising their functions under the Act) after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted—
(bb) the strategy prepared under section 79 of the Environment Act 1995 (national air quality strategy);".'.
No. 88, in page 282, leave out lines 18 to 29 and insert—
'(6) Subsection (2) of that section (disclosure of information between certain authorities) shall cease to have effect.'.
No. 89, in page 284, line 6, at end insert—
'In Schedule 4 to that Act (other powers etc. of licence holders) in paragraph 4(1)(b) (power for certain bodies to execute works involving alterations of electric lines or plant) for the words "National Rivers Authority" there shall be substituted the words "Environment Agency".'.
No. 90, in page 286, line 29, at end insert—
'(2) At the end of subsection (12) of that section (definition of "relevant enactments" for the purposes of subsection (2)) there shall be added "; and
(g) section 86 of the Environment Act 1995.".'.
No. 91, in page 291, line 22, at end insert—
'After section 35 of that Act there shall be inserted—