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The Environment Act 1995 (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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The Pipe-lines Act 1962

1.  In section 37 of the Pipe-lines Act 1962(1) (notification of accidents)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)in paragraph (b) the words “river purification authorities” shall cease to have effect; and

(ii)after that paragraph there shall be inserted the following:—

(bb)to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency;;

(b)in subsection (2)(b)—

(i)the words “river purification authority,” shall cease to have effect; and

(ii)after the words “water authority”, there shall be inserted “or the Scottish Environment Protection Agency”; and

(c)subsection (4)(b) shall cease to have effect.


1962 c. 58; section 37 was relevantly amended by the Water Resources Act 1963 (c. 38), Schedule 13, paragraph 18.

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