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The Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2016

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2016 No. 327 (C. 31)

Environmental Protection

The Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2016

Made

25th October 2016

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

27th October 2016

Coming into force

1st January 2017

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(2) of the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2016 and comes into force on 1st January 2017.

Appointed day

2.  1st January 2017 is the day appointed for the coming into force of section 33 (notification of occupancy) of the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (in so far as that section is not already in force).

R CUNNINGHAM

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

25th October 2016

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force, on 1st January 2017, section 33 (which makes provision in relation to notification of occupancy) of the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (“the Act”).

The Bill for the Act received Royal Assent on 9th April 2013. Section 56 of the Act brought into force Part 8 (except section 53 and schedule 4) on the day after Royal Assent.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order—

Provisions of the ActDate of commencementInstrument number
Sections 1 to 410th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Sections 5 to 9 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 10(2) and (3) for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 13 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 15(1)(c) for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 1710th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 2010th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 21 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 2210th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Sections 23 to 2721st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 28 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 28 for all remaining purposes21st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 29 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 30 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 30 for all remaining purposes21st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 3121st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 32 for the purpose of making a scheme10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 32 for all remaining purposes1st April 2016S.S.I. 2016/14
Section 33 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 34 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 34 for all remaining purposes21st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 3521st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 3621st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Section 37 for the purpose of making subordinate legislation10th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 37 for all remaining purposes21st December 2013S.S.I. 2013/342
Sections 38 to 5110th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Section 5310th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163
Schedule 1, 2 and 410th June 2013S.S.I. 2013/163

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