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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 530 (C. 45)

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

The Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 7) Order 2007

Made

28th November 2007

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 38(1) of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003(1).

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Commencement No. 7) Order 2007.

Appointed Day

2.  14th December 2007 is the appointed day on which the following provisions of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 come into force:–

(a)sections 12 to 14;

(b)section 16; and

(c)section 19.

MICHAEL RUSSELL

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

28th November 2007

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force further provisions of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (“the Act”) on 14th December 2007, which provide as follows:–

  • Section 12 concerns the submission of a river basin management plan by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency to the Scottish Ministers;

  • Section 13 concerns the approval process in relation to the river basin management plan;

  • Section 14 concerns the review of river basin management plans;

  • Section 16 concerns the duty of the Scottish Ministers and public bodies to have regard to river basin management plans and sub-basin plans; and

  • Section 19 contains general regulation making powers of the Scottish Ministers in relation to river basin management plans.

The Act received Royal Assent on 5th March 2003.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act have been or will be brought into force by Commencement Order made before the date of this Order:–

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.S.I. No.
Sections 1 to 7, 18, 20, 21, 26 to 2815th December 20032003/562
Sections 8 to 11, 15 and 171st June 20052005/235
Section 25 and Schedules 1 and 220th May 20052005/256
Sections 29, 32 and 33(1) (partially)6th March 20062006/55
Section 24(1) to (4)31st March 20072007/50
Section 33(1) (to the extent not already in force),30th November 20072007/512
Section 33(2) and Schedule 3

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