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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 3: Conditions: sustainable development

250.Sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 3 provides that Scottish Ministers may issue guidance to the Water Industry Commission on how licensed water and sewerage services providers might, in performing the activities authorised by their licences, reasonably contribute to the achievement of sustainable development. Sub-paragraph (2) requires the Commission to have regard to such guidance when setting licence conditions for providers under paragraph 2 of schedule 2 to the Act. Such conditions will, in line with all other licence conditions, be binding on providers.

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