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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Development of water resources

    1. 1.Duty of the Scottish Ministers

    2. 2.Involvement of public bodies

    3. 3.Designation of bodies

    4. 4.Reports on steps taken

  3. PART 2 Control of water abstraction

    1. Introduction

      1. 5.Qualifying abstraction

      2. 6.Prohibition arising

      3. 7.Exemption from approval

      4. 8.The relevant threshold

      5. 9.Consultation on changes

    2. Role of Ministers

      1. 10.Application for approval

      2. 11.Factors as to approval

      3. 12.Conditions of approval

      4. 13.Additional requirements

      5. 14.Advice from other bodies

      6. 15.Suspension and revocation

    3. Appeal, monitoring and offence

      1. 16.Appeal against decision

      2. 17.Monitoring and records

      3. 18.Abstraction-related offence

      4. 19.Corporate offending

    4. Regulations etc.

      1. 20.Procedure for regulations

      2. 21.Controlled Activities Regulations

      3. 22.Other definitions for Part

  4. PART 3 Scottish Water’s functions

    1. Exercise of functions

      1. 23.Value of water resources

      2. 24.Development of assets

      3. 25.Supporting renewable energy

      4. 26.Meaning of core functions

    2. Financing and borrowing

      1. 27.Subsidiaries of Scottish Water

      2. 28.Water and sewerage undertaking

    3. Other matters

      1. 29.Errors in metering

  5. PART 4 Raw water quality

    1. 30.Steps for sake of quality

    2. 31.Agreements about activities

  6. PART 5 Non-domestic services

    1. 32.Deemed contracts

    2. 33.Notification of occupancy

  7. PART 6 Sewerage network

    1. Discharge into public sewer

      1. 34.Priority substances etc.

      2. 35.Substances generally

      3. 36.Powers of entry

    2. Private sewage works

      1. 37.Common maintenance

  8. PART 7 Water shortage orders

    1. Main provisions

      1. 38.Proposal for order

      2. 39.Making of order

      3. 40.Content of order

      4. 41.Abstraction and discharge

      5. 42.Scheduled provision

    2. Appeal and offence

      1. 43.Appeal against order

      2. 44.Non-compliance offence

      3. 45.Corporate offending

    3. Recommendations and directions

      1. 46.Recommendations issuable

      2. 47.Directions on functions

    4. Definitions etc.

      1. 48.Water saving measures

      2. 49.Serious deficiencies

      3. 50.Controlled Activities Regulations

      4. 51.Other expressions in Part

  9. PART 8 General provisions

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 52.Crown application

      2. 53.Repeal of enactments

      3. 54.Ancillary power

      4. 55.Key definitions

    2. Commencement and short title

      1. 56.Commencement

      2. 57.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Water shortage orders

      1. 1.Notice of proposal

      2. 2.Notifying owners etc.

      3. 3.Additional notice

      4. 4.SEPA’s advice

      5. 5.Representations and decision

      6. 6.Publication of order

      7. 7.Notice regarding abstraction

      8. 8.Effect of order

      9. 9.Notice of extension

      10. 10.Appeal against extension

      11. 11.Review and revocation of order

      12. 12.Power to enter

      13. 13.Entry warrants

      14. 14.Approved persons

      15. 15.Taking steps

      16. 16.Obstruction offence

      17. 17.Compensation

      18. 18.References to publication etc.

      19. 19.(1) A reference in this Part to the day on...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Water saving measures

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Crown land

      1. 1.A power of entry conferred by or under Part 2...

      2. 2.(1) In paragraph 1, “Crown land” means land an interest...

      3. 3.(1) In paragraph 2— (a) “Government Department” means department of...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeal of enactments

      1. 1.(1) Section 69 of the 1980 Act is repealed.

      2. 2.Section 26 of the 2003 Act is repealed.

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