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Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 27 – Availability of documents for public inspection

104.This Section requires, as a minimum, that documents made available for public inspection under Part 1 of the Act should be made available in print and electronically. It also allows the information to be made available by such other means, or in such other formats, as the person required to make it available thinks fit for the purposes of encouraging inspection of it by the members of the public.

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