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The Public and Private Water Supplies (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Public and Private Water Supplies (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 and come into force on 26th October 2017.

2.  In these Regulations—

“the Private Supplies Regulations” means the Water Intended for Human Consumption (Private Supplies) (Scotland) Regulations 2017(1); and

“the Public Supplies Amendment Regulations” means the Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017(2).

Amendment of the Public Supplies Amendment Regulations

3.—(1) The Public Supplies Amendment Regulations are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) In schedule 1 (new schedule 1A to be inserted into the 2014 regulations), in paragraph 4(3) of Part E of schedule 1A (monitoring: minimum requirements), for “Part B” substitute “Part F”.

(3) In schedule 2 (substitution of schedule 3 of the 2014 regulations), in Part B of schedule 3 (methods of analysis)—

(a)in the second column (with the heading “uncertainty of measurement (% of prescribed concentration or value, except pH)”) of Table 1, in the row for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, for “30” substitute “50”; and

(b)in the fourth column (with the heading “limit of detection (% of prescribed concentration or value, except for pH)”) of Table 2, in the row for oxidisability, for “25” substitute “10”.

Amendment of the Private Supplies Regulations

4.—(1) The Private Supplies Regulations are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (8).

(2) In regulation 12(2), omit the words “to take” where they first occur.

(3) In regulation 13(2), omit the words “to take” where they first occur.

(4) In regulation 44(2)(a)(ii), for ““regulation 44(1);” substitute ““regulation 44(1)”;”.

(5) In schedule 1 (information to be registered)—

(a)in paragraph 2(e)(ii), for “supply” substitute “system”; and

(b)in paragraph 2(k), for “Supply” substitute “Supplies”.

(6) In schedule 3 (monitoring), in paragraph 4(3) of Part E, for “Part B” substitute “Part F”.

(7) In schedule 4 (methods of analysis), in Part B—

(a)in paragraph 3, for “correponding” substitute “corresponding”;

(b)in the second column (with the heading “uncertainty of measurement (% of parametric value, except pH)”) of Table 1, in the row for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, for “30” substitute “50”; and

(c)in the fourth column (with the heading “limit of detection (% of parametric value, except for pH)”) of Table 2, in the row for oxidisability, for “25” substitute “10”.

(8) In schedule 8 (powers of entry etc.: further provision), in paragraph 7(1) for “offense” substitute “offence”.

R CUNNINGHAM

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

3rd October 2017

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