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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Water Industry Commission and Customer Panels

    1. 1.Water Industry Commission for Scotland

    2. 2.Dissolution of office of Commissioner

    3. 3.Customer Panels

  3. Part 2 Provision of water and sewerage services

    1. Offences

      1. 4.Public water supply system: offences

      2. 5.Public sewerage system: offences

    2. Licensing of services to eligible premises

      1. 6.Licence authorisation

      2. 7.Granting of licences

      3. 8.Compliance with licences

      4. 9.Fees relating to licences

      5. 10.Licensed providers to give information

      6. 11.Participation of licensed providers

      7. 12.Licences and compliance: further provision

    3. Scottish Water: water and sewerage services undertaking

      1. 13.Water and sewerage services undertaking

      2. 14.Financing, borrowing and guarantees

      3. 15.Transfer of staff etc. to the undertaking

    4. Scottish Water: services via licensed providers

      1. 16.Scottish Water to provide services

      2. 17.Continuation of water services

      3. 18.Discontinuation of water services

      4. 19.Disconnections code

      5. 20.Continuation and discontinuation of sewerage services

    5. Scottish Water: charges and functions

      1. 21.Scottish Water's charges for water and sewerage services

      2. 22.Scottish Water's functions: powers of the Scottish Ministers

      3. 23.Determinations relating to provision of services

      4. 24.Qualification of duty to provide services

    6. Sewerage nuisance: code of practice

      1. 25.Sewerage nuisance: code of practice

      2. 26.Monitoring and enforcement

    7. Definitions for Part

      1. 27.Meaning of “eligible premises”

      2. 28.Meaning of “public water supply system”

      3. 29.Meaning of “public sewerage system”

  4. Part 3 Coal mine water pollution

    1. 30.Control of water from coal mines

  5. Part 4 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 31.Offences by bodies corporate and partnerships

      2. 32.Amendments to enactments

      3. 33.Ancillary provision

    2. General

      1. 34.Orders and regulations

      2. 35.Interpretation

      3. 36.Crown application

      4. 37.Short title and commencement

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Water Industry Commission for Scotland

      1. Before schedule 1 (the Commissioner and Customer Panels) to the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Licences and compliance: further provision

      1. Application for licence

        1. 1.(1) An application for a water services licence or a...

      2. Conditions of licence

        1. 2.(1) Each water services licence and sewerage services licence—

      3. Conditions: sustainable development

        1. 3.(1) The Scottish Ministers may issue to the Commission guidance...

      4. Transfer of licence

        1. 4.(1) Any water services licence or sewerage services licence may,...

      5. Powers of entry etc.

        1. 5.(1) For the purposes of monitoring and ensuring compliance with...

      6. Powers of entry etc.: further provision

        1. 6.(1) A person entitled to enter premises by virtue of...

      7. Warrants

        1. 7.(1) If a sheriff or justice of the peace is...

      8. Enforcement notices

        1. 8.(1) If it appears to the Commission (whether or not...

      9. Enforcement notices: offences

        1. 9.(1) Any water services provider or sewerage services provider, on...

      10. Revocation of licences

        1. 10.(1) A water services licence or sewerage services licence may...

      11. Penalties for contravention of licence

        1. 11.(1) Where it appears to the Commission that a water...

      12. Register of licences

        1. 12.(1) The Commission must keep a register of water services...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Certain pre-existing agreements as to charges

      1. 1.(1) In this schedule, a “relevant agreement” is an agreement—...

      2. 2.(1) Scottish Water must, within one month of the coming...

      3. 3.(1) A charges scheme does not apply in relation to...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Powers of entry under the Coal Industry Act 1994

      1. After Schedule 1B to the Coal Industry Act 1994 (c....

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Amendments to enactments

      1. Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 47)

        1. 1.In section 29 (which makes provision relating to consent to...

      2. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

        1. 2.In the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, in Part...

      3. Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

        1. 3.In the Race Relations Act 1976, in Part II of...

      4. Water (Fluoridation) Act 1985 (c. 63)

        1. 4.In the Water (Fluoridation) Act 1985, in subsections (2)(b)(i) and...

      5. Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 1)

        1. 5.In the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000, in...

      6. Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 7)

        1. 6.In the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act...

      7. Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3)

        1. 7.(1) In each of the following provisions of the 2002...

      8. Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)

        1. 8.In the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002, in schedule...

      9. Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)

        1. 9.In the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, in schedule...

      10. Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 4)

        1. 10.In the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act...

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