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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

    2. Schedule 2

      Licences and compliance: further provision

    3. Schedule 3

      Certain pre-existing agreements as to charges

    4. Schedule 4

      Powers of entry under the Coal Industry Act 1994

    5. Schedule 5

      Amendments to enactments

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