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The Community Water Charges (Scotland) Regulations 1988

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Community Water Charges (Scotland) Regulations 1988 and shall come into force on 1st October 1988.


2.  In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc. (Scotland) Act 1987,

and any reference in these Regulations to a section or Schedule is, unless otherwise expressly stated, a reference to a section of, or a Schedule to, the Act.

Application to community water charges

3.  For the purposes of paragraph 11 of Schedule 5 to the Act (which provides for the provisions of Part II of, and Schedules 1A and 2 to, the Act (1) to have effect, subject to paragraphs 7 and 8 (liability to pay community water charges) of Schedule 5 and to such adaptations, exceptions and modifications as may be prescribed, in relation to the community water charges as they have effect in relation to the corresponding community charges), there are prescribed the adaptations, exceptions and modifications set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Ian Lang

Minister of State, Scottish Office St.

Andrew’s House,


6th September 1988

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