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Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 6 – Funding of the Commissioner

22.This section sets out how the Commissioner will be funded and is based on section 71 of the 1994 Act as amended by the 1999 Act and SI 1999/1820.

23.Subsection (1) gives the Scottish Ministers power to pay grants to the Commissioner, should they choose to do so. Subsection (2) gives the Scottish Ministers powers to direct Scottish Water to make payments to the Commissioner in respect of the Commissioner’s expenses.

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