Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005


29Meaning of “public sewerage system”S

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(1)In this Part, the “public sewerage system” means any and all of the sewers (and junctions therewith), drains, SUD systems, sewage treatment works and other similar infrastructure which are (either or both)—

(a)vested in Scottish Water; or

(b)used by Scottish Water (or a person acting on its behalf or under its authority) in connection with the exercise of Scottish Water's core functions as respects the provision of sewerage or disposal of sewage.

(2)In subsection (1)—

  • sewers”, “SUD systems” and “sewage treatment works” are to be construed in accordance with section 59(1) (interpretation) of the 1968 Act; and

  • junctions” is to be construed in accordance with section 16 (vesting of sewers and other works) of that Act.