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Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 44 – Directions as to payment and investment

112.This section, based on section 86 of the 1994 Act, gives the Scottish Ministers power to direct Scottish Water to pay them any surplus funds held by it, or to invest those funds as Ministers direct, unless by virtue of another provision Scottish Water is required to pay the sum over to the Scottish Ministers anyway.

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