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The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2005

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“channel width” means the straight-line distance that is between opposite bank-tops of a river, burn or ditch and which spans the bed of a river, burn or ditch, including any exposed bars and vegetated islands;

“minor bridge” means a bridge having no part of its structure within the channel of a river, burn or ditch and constructed for the purpose of supporting a footpath, cycle route or single-track road;

“oil” means any kind of oil and includes fuel oil, waste oil and hydraulic oil;

“revetment” means a modification to a bank of a river, burn or ditch that increases the resistance of the bank to lateral erosion;

“rip-rap” means irregular shaped stones placed along a bank of a river, burn or ditch for the purpose of increasing the resistance of the bank to erosion;

“sewage” has the same meaning as in section 59 of the Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968(1);

“surface water drainage system” means a system, such as a SUD system, that is used to collect and drain surface water run-off from one or more premises and transport it to, and discharge it into, the water environment, and may include, among other things, any surface water sewers and associated inlets, outfalls, gullies, manholes, oil interceptors, silt traps, and attenuation, settlement and treatment facilities;

“temporary bridge” means any bridge which will be removed within a period of 12 months beginning with the date on which its construction commences; and

“trade effluent” has the same meaning as in section 59 of the Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968.

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