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Water (Scotland) Act 1967

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Regional Water Boards and Water Development Boards

    1. 1.Establishment of regional water boards

    2. 2.Transfer to regional water boards of functions of local water authorities

    3. 3.Central Scotland Water Development Board

    4. 4.Transfer to Central Board of functions of certain joint water boards, and other functions of the Board

    5. 5.Establishment of new regional water boards and water development boards, and alteration of regions and areas

    6. 6.Maps of regions

    7. 7.Duty of regional water boards and water development boards to consult together and to collaborate

    8. 8.Constitution of regional water boards

    9. 9.Constitution of water development boards

  3. Part II Financial Provisions

    1. 10.Accounts and audit

    2. 11.Estimates and requisitions

    3. 12.Calculation of amount to be requisitioned by regional water boards

    4. 13.Calculation of amount to be requisitioned by water development boards

    5. 14.Apportionment schemes

    6. 15.Revision of apportionment schemes

    7. 16.Default by water development board on apportionment scheme

    8. 17.Borrowing powers

  4. Part III Transfer of Undertakings of Local Water Authorities

    1. 18.General provisions for transfer of assets and liabilities

    2. 19.Supplementary provisions as to transfer of assets and liabilities

    3. 20.Disposal of assets due to be transferred

    4. 21.Transfer of officers and servants

    5. 22.Determination of disputes

    6. 23.Superannuation

    7. 24.Saving for acts of local water authorities

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and Supplementary Provisions

    1. 25.Compensation of officers and servants

    2. 26.Provision of services for the boards

    3. 27.Supplementary provisions relating to determination of disputes

    4. 28.Agreements not to be entered into between first and second appointed days by the local water authority without the consent of the regional water board or of the water development board

    5. 29.Power of regional water boards and water development boards to promote or oppose private legislation

    6. 30.Regulations to prevent waste, misuse or contamination of water

    7. 31.Consultation with authorities in England

    8. 32.Repeal, amendment and adaptation of local enactments

    9. 33.Regulations and orders

    10. 34.Interpretation

    11. 35.Amendment of the Water (Scotland) Acts 1946 and 1949, and repeals

    12. 36.Short title and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Regional Water Boards and their Regions, and the Area of the Central Scotland Water Development Board

      1. Part I Regional Water Boards

      2. Part II The Area of the Central Scotland Water Development Board

    2. Schedule 2

      Adaptation of Statutory Provisions and Enactments in consequence of Transfer of Functions

      1. Part I

        1. Introductory

          1. 1.The provisions of this Schedule shall have effect as from...

      2. Part II

        1. General Adaptation of Statutory Provisions

          1. 2.Subject to the following provisions of this Schedule, all enactments,...

          2. 3.In the foregoing paragraph " appropriate regional water board "...

          3. 4.The provisions of sub-paragraph (f) of paragraph 2 of this...

      3. Part III

        1. Specific Adaptations of the Water (Scotland) 1946 c. 42

          1. 5.In section 2.— (a) for the words " local water...

          2. 6.In section 8, for any reference to a local authority...

          3. 7.In section 13.— (a) for any reference to a local...

          4. 8.In section 24.— (a) in subsection (1)(b) for the words...

          5. 9.In section 29(1), after the words " local authority "...

          6. 10.In section 30, after the words " local authority "...

          7. 11.In section 44, in subsection (1), for the words from...

          8. 12.In section 46, for the words "a local authority supplying...

          9. 13.Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs 2(c) and (d) of this...

        2. Specific Adaptations of Other Enactments

          1. 14.In the Rural Water Supplies and Sewerage Act 1944, local...

          2. 15.In the New Towns Act 1946— (a) in section 9...

          3. 17.In the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966, any reference to...

          4. 18.For the purposes of Part II of Schedule 2 to...

    3. Schedule 3

      Procedure for making an Order under Section 5

      1. 1.Before making an order under section 5 of this Act...

      2. 2.The Secretary of State shall cause a copy of a...

      3. 3.If no objection is duly made under paragraph 1 of...

      4. 4.If any objection duly made as aforesaid is not withdrawn,...

      5. 5.The Secretary of State shall not make an amended order...

    4. Schedule 4

      Provisions as to Regional Water Boards and Water Development Boards

      1. Corporate status of boards

        1. 1.A board shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession...

      2. Terms of office of members of boards

        1. 2.(1) The first members of a board shall come into...

      3. Vacation of office by members of boards

        1. 3.A member of a board may resign his office at...

        2. 4.A member of a board shall vacate his office if...

      4. Appointments to fill casual vacancies

        1. 5.(1) Where, for any reason whatsoever, the place of a...

      5. Disqualification for, and re-appointment to, membership of boards

        1. 6.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, a...

        2. 7.Subject to the provisions of this Act, a vacating member...

      6. First meetings of boards

        1. 8.The first meeting of a board shall be held on...

      7. Chairman

        1. 9.The chairman of a board shall be elected by the...

        2. 10.The election of the chairman shall be the first business...

      8. Appointment of committees

        1. 11.(1) A board may appoint from their number such committees...

      9. Members of committees

        1. 12.The number of members of a committee appointed under this...

      10. Proceedings of boards and committees

        1. 13.The proceedings of a board, or of any committee appointed...

        2. 14.(1) A board may make standing orders with respect to—...

        3. 15.At any meeting of a board or of a committee...

        4. 16.The provisions of section 73 of the Local Government (Scotland)...

        5. 17.(1) Subject to the next following sub-paragraph, the minutes of...

      11. Authentication of documents

        1. 18.The provisions of section 342 of the Local Government (Scotland)...

        2. 19.(1) Any notice or other document which a board are...

      12. Officers and servants

        1. 20.A board shall appoint, subject to the approval of the...

        2. 21.A board shall appoint a clerk, a treasurer and such...

        3. 22.A board may pay to the officers and servants appointed...

        4. 23.All such officers and servants as aforesaid shall hold office...

        5. 24.The provisions of section 97 (local authority may regulate duties...

      13. Expenses, subscriptions and contributions

        1. 25.A board shall be a body to which Part VI...

        2. 26.A board may defray— (a) any expenses incurred in the...

        3. 27.A board may pay reasonable subscriptions, whether annually or otherwise,...

      14. General

        1. 28.The following provisions of Part XX of the Local Government...

        2. 29.In this Schedule " board " means a regional water...

    5. Schedule 5

      Amendment of the Water (Scotland) Acts 1946 and 1949

      1. Part I Amendments having effect as from 16th May 1968

        1. The Water (Scotland) Act 1946 c. 42

          1. 1.In section 9, the words " and in any local...

          2. 2.In section 11 (1A) (which empowers a local water authority...

          3. 3.In section 26(1), for the words from " within their...

          4. 4.Section 27 shall cease to have effect.

          5. 5.In section 28(1), the words " at the expense of...

          6. 6.In section 32(1), after the word " premises" there shall...

          7. 7.Section 34 shall cease to have effect.

          8. 8.In section 35, for the words " so used "...

          9. 9.In section 36— (a) the words from " and the...

          10. 10.In section 38(1) and (2), for the word " consumed...

          11. 11.Section 48 shall cease to have effect.

          12. 12.In section 50(1), after the word " street", there shall...

          13. 13.In section 73(1), for the words " this section "...

          14. 14.In section 74(2), for the words " section seventy-three of...

          15. 15.Section 85 shall cease to have effect.

          16. 16.In Schedule 1— (a) for paragraph 7, there shall be...

          17. 17.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 9(2), there shall be inserted,...

          18. 18.In Schedule 4, in section 26, after subsection (1), there...

        2. The Water (Scotland) Act 1949 c. 31

          1. 19.In section 1(1) there shall be inserted after the words...

          2. 20.In section 2— (a) after subsection (1), there shall be...

          3. 21.In section 4(2), the words from "and if" to the...

          4. 22.Section 7 shall cease to have effect.

          5. 23.In section 8, for subsection (1) there shall be substituted...

          6. 24.Section 9 shall cease to have effect.

      2. Part II Amendments having effect as from the First Appointed Day

        1. 25.In the Water (Scotland) Act 1946, in section 24(1), after...

      3. Part III Amendment having effect as from the Second Appointed Day

        1. The Water (Scotland) Act 1946 c. 42

          1. 26.For section 18, there shall be substituted the following section—...

          2. 27.In section 21(2), after the words " purposes of the...

          3. 28.After section 21. there shall be inserted the following section—...

          4. 29.In section 84(1), after the definition of " reasonably practicable...

          5. 30.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 11(ii), for the words from...

        2. The Water (Scotland) Act 1949 c. 31

          1. 31.In section 4, in subsections (1), (2) and (4), for...

          2. 32.In section 19, at the end there shall be added...

          3. 33.In section 23, in subsection (1), for the words from...

          4. 34.Section 38 shall cease to have effect.

    6. Schedule 6

      Enactments Repealed

      1. Part I

        1. Enactments repealed as from 16th May 1968

      2. Part II

        1. Enactments repealed as from second appointed day

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