Explanatory Notes

Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002

2002 asp 3

1 March 2002

The Act

Part 3 – Scottish Water

Section 21 – Transfer of functions from new water and sewerage authorities

46.This section transfers all of the functions of the existing authorities to Scottish Water. This has the effect of making Scottish Water responsible for the discharge of the statutory, or core, water and sewerage functions conferred on the existing authorities, principally by the Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968 and the Water (Scotland) Act 1980 (β€œthe 1980 Act”).