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Forth Crossing Act 2011

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59Compensation for removal of water, gas, electricity or communications apparatus

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(1)An owner or occupier of premises supplied by apparatus removed in pursuance of section 57 is entitled to be compensated by Ministers in respect of reasonable costs incurred in connecting the premises to other apparatus from which a supply is given.

(2)This section applies only in relation to apparatus of—

(a)Scottish Water,

(b)a statutory undertaker (within the meaning of section 214 of the 1997 Act) who—

(i)is a gas transporter (within the meaning of section 7(1) of the Gas Act 1986 (c.44)), or

(ii)holds a licence granted under section 6 of the Electricity Act 1989 (c.29), or

(c)a public communications provider (within the meaning of section 151(1) of the Communications Act 2003 (c.21)).

(3)This section does not apply where the apparatus removed is a public sewer.

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