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Water Act 2014

Section 7: Arrangements with the Water Services Regulation Authority

58.This section amends the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (the 2005 Act) to introduce into Scots Law equivalent provisions to those under section 6.

59.This section inserts a new paragraph 1A into Schedule 2 to the 2005 Act which allows the Scottish Ministers to introduce, by order, provisions that would allow for an application to Ofwat for a water supply or sewerage licence to be also treated as an application for a water services or sewerage licences respectively in Scotland.

60.This section also inserts a new paragraph 1B into Schedule 2 to the 2005 Act which requires WICS to forward applications for water services or sewerage services licences, and associated information to Ofwat, subject to the requirements set out in sub-paragraph (2).

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