This Order brings into force provisions of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and contains transitional provisions relating to the amendments to the Coast Protection Act 1949 and the Land Drainage Act 1991.
Implements: Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (Cap. 29). (2010-04-08)
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The United Kingdom has historically played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith in the 19th century, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the earth's surface. The first half of the 20th century saw the UK's strength seriously depleted in two world wars and the Irish Republic's withdrawal from the union. The second half witnessed the dismantling of the Empire and the UK rebuilding itself into a modern and prosperous European nation.
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