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The Financial Assistance (Sewerage Improvements) (Scotland) Order 1991

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Statutory Instruments

1991 No. 146 (S.11)


The Financial Assistance (Sewerage Improvements) (Scotland) Order 1991


26th January 1991

Laid before Parliament

8th February 1991

Coming into force

1st March 1991

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 153(4) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Financial Assistance (Sewerage Improvements) (Scotland) Order 1991, shall come into force on 1st March 1991 and shall extend to Scotland only.

2.  Section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 shall be varied by the addition of the following subparagraph:—

(n)the programmes of regional and islands councils in Scotland, as local authorities exercising functions under the Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968(2), for the carrying out of works to improve the quality of inland, coastal and relevant territorial waters, as defined in section 30A of the Control of Pollution Act 1974(3), or otherwise to benefit the environment..

James Douglas-Hamilton

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

St Andrew’s House,


26th January 1991

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order enables the Secretary of State, with the consent of the Treasury, to give financial assistance under section 153 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to regional and islands councils in Scotland in respect of their Sewerage improvements programmes.


1974 c. 40; section 30A was added by the Water Act 1989 (c. 15), Schedule 23, paragraph 4.

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