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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 36 – Powers of entry

63.This section amends section 48 (powers of entry) of the 1968 Act to provide that Scottish Water’s powers of entry under that section extend to taking entry for the purposes of:

  • monitoring, inspecting, and testing sewage (in addition to taking samples away for analysis, which is already provided for by section 48 of the 1968 Act);

  • installing or maintaining monitoring, testing or sampling equipment for use on the premises; and

  • investigating the source of any matter or substance (other than sewage) which is passing from the premises into the public sewerage network.

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