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Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003

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Regulation of controlled activities

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3(1)Prohibiting persons from carrying on, or from causing or permitting others to carry on, any controlled activity, or from carrying on any such activity except so far as it is—

(a)authorised by or under, and

(b)carried on in accordance with,

the regulations.

(2)Specifying rules of general application (“general binding rules”) subject to which controlled activities may be carried on.

(3)Treating as authorised the carrying on of controlled activities which are subject to general binding rules.

(4)Enabling regulators to authorise the carrying on of controlled activities (whether or not the carrying on of any such activities is subject to general binding rules)—

(a)by way of a licence granted under the regulations (a “water use licence”),

(b)subject to a requirement to register the carrying on of the activity (“registration”).

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