7. (1) SEPA and local authorities must monitor and carry out investigations at bathing waters in accordance with this regulation.
(2) Monitoring for–
(a)intestinal enterococci and Escherichia coli must be carried out in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 2;
(b)cyanobacteria must be carried out in accordance with Part 2 of Schedule 2; and
(c)other pollution which takes the form of tarry residues, glass, plastic, rubber or other such waste must be carried out in accordance with Part 3 of Schedule 2.
(3) Investigation of macro-algae and marine phytoplankton proliferation must be carried out in accordance with Part 4 of Schedule 2.
(4) Any monitoring programme carried out by SEPA in accordance with Part 3 of Schedule 2 is not to coincide with a monitoring programme carried out by a local authority under that Part.
(5) The monitoring and investigation required by paragraphs (2)(b) and (c) and (3) must take place from 24th March 2011 onwards.
(6) The monitoring required by paragraph (2)(a) must take place from 24th March 2012 onwards.