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Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003

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SCHEDULE 3Sustainable urban drainage systems: further amendments

(introduced by section 33)

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The 1968 Act

1The 1968 Act is amended as follows.

2In section 1(1) (duty of Scottish Water to provide for sewerage)—

(a)after “sewers” in the first place where it occurs insert “and public SUD systems”,

(b)after “sewers” in the second place where it occurs insert “and SUD systems”.

3In section 2 (maintenance of public sewers etc.), after “sewers,” insert “SUD systems,”.

4In section 3 (power to construct public sewers)—

(a)in subsection (1)(a), after “sewer” insert “or SUD system”,

(b)in subsection (2), after “sewer” insert “or SUD system”.

5In section 3A(2) (vesting of privately constructed sewers)—

(a)after “sewer” in the first place where it occurs insert “or SUD system”,

(b)after “sewer” in each other place where it occurs insert “or system”,

(c)after “sewers” insert “, SUD systems”.

6In section 4 (Scottish Water may close or alter public sewers etc.)—

(a)after “sewer” in the first and third places where it occurs insert “, SUD system”,

(b)after “sewer” in the second and fourth places where it occurs insert “, system”.

7In section 7(1) (agreements between roads authorities and Scottish Water), after “sewers” insert “, SUD systems”.

8In section 8(1) (agreements as to provision of sewers etc. for new premises)—

(a)after “sewers” in both places where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”,

(b)after “of” in the second place where it occurs insert “SUD systems and”.

9In section 11(1) (Scottish Water to keep maps of sewers, drains etc.), after “drains” insert “, SUD systems”.

10(1)Section 12 (rights of owners and occupiers to connect with and drain into public sewers etc.) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “or private sewers” in the first place where those words occur substitute “, private sewers or private SUD systems”,

(b)after “sewers” in the second place where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”,

(c)after “entitled” in the second place where it occurs insert “(a)”,

(d)for “and surface water from those premises” substitute , and

(b)by means of those drains, private sewers or private SUD systems, to drain into those sewers, systems or works the surface water,

from those premises.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “or sewers” substitute “, sewers or SUD systems”,

(b)after “sewers” in the second place where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”,

(c)for “or sewer” substitute “, sewer or SUD system”.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)for “or sewers” substitute “, sewers or SUD systems”,

(b)after “sewers” in the second place where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”,

(c)for “or sewer” substitute “, sewer or SUD system”,

(d)after “sewer” in the second place where it occurs insert “, system”.

(5)In subsection (8)—

(a)for “or sewer” in both places where those words occur substitute “, sewer or SUD system”,

(b)after “sewers” insert “, SUD systems”.

11In section 14 (direction by Scottish Water as to manner of construction of works)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “or sewer” substitute “, sewer or SUD system”,

(ii)after “sewer” in the second, third and fourth places where it occurs insert “, SUD system”,

(b)in subsection (5), after “sewer” in each place where it occurs insert “, SUD system”,

(c)in subsection (6), after “sewer” insert “, SUD system”.

12In section 15 (owner or occupier to remedy defects in drains etc.)—

(a)in subsection (1), after “drains” in both places where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”,

(b)in subsection (5), after “drain” insert “, SUD system”.

13In section 16 (vesting of sewers and other works in Scottish Water)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)in paragraph (a), after “sewers” insert “, SUD systems”,

(ii)in paragraph (c), after “sewers” in the first place where it occurs insert “and private SUD systems”,

(iii)in paragraph (cc), after “sewers” in the first place where it occurs insert “and private SUD systems”, and after “sewers” in the second place where it occurs insert “and systems”,

(iv)in paragraph (d), after “works” insert “and SUD systems”,

(v)in paragraph (e), after “works” insert “and SUD systems”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)after “sewers” in the first place where is occurs insert “, private SUD systems”,

(ii)after “works” insert “and SUD systems”,

(c)in subsection (3), after “drains” insert “, SUD systems”.

14In section 16A (vesting of certain private sewers)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “or” in the second place where it occurs substitute “and any sewer or SUD system vested in a person”,

(b)in subsection (2), after “sewer” insert “or SUD system”.

15In section 17 (Scottish Water may take over private sewage treatment works)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)after “works” in the first place where it occurs insert “or private SUD system”,

(ii)after “works” in the second place where it occurs insert “or system”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)after “works” in the first place where it occurs insert “or a SUD system”,

(ii)after “works” in the second place where it occurs insert “or system”,

(c)in subsection (4), after “works” insert “and any SUD system”,

(d)in subsection (5)—

(i)after “works” insert “or a SUD system”,

(ii)after “them” insert “or it”,

(iii)after “have” insert “or it has”,

(e)in subsection (6), after “works” insert “or a SUD system”.

16In section 21(1) (buildings not to interfere with sewers), after “sewer” insert “or SUD system”.

17In section 23 (restriction on working minerals)—

(a)after “works” in the first place where it occurs insert “, public SUD systems”,

(b)after “works” in every other place where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”.

18In section 39 (Scottish Water to have right to sewage), after “sewers” insert “, SUD systems”.

19In section 41 (breaking open of streets etc.), after “sewers” insert “, SUD systems”.

20In section 45 (production of plans and information)—

(a)after “sewer” in the first and second places where it occurs insert “, SUD system”,

(b)after “sewer” in the third and fourth places where it occurs insert “, system”.

21In section 46 (certain matter not to be passed into drains)—

(a)after “sewer” in the first place where it occurs insert “, public SUD system”,

(b)after “sewer” in the second and third places where it occurs insert “, SUD system”.

22In section 48(1) (powers of entry)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “of” in the third place where it occurs insert “a SUD system or”,

(b)in paragraph (dd)—

(i)after “sewer” in the first place where it occurs insert “or SUD system”,

(ii)after “sewer” in the second place where it occurs insert “or public SUD system”,

(c)in paragraph (f)—

(i)after “sewers” in the first place where it occurs insert “, public SUD systems”,

(ii)after “sewers” in the second place where it occurs insert “, SUD systems”.

23In section 59 (interpretation)—

(a)in subsection (1), in the definition of “sewage treatment works”, at the end insert “but does not include a SUD system”,

(b)in subsection (3), after “sewer” in both places where it occurs insert “, SUD system”.

Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3)

24In section 46(1)(b)(ii) of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (acquisition of land by agreement for provision of sewerage system), after “sewers” insert “, sustainable urban drainage systems”.

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