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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 8: Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 (asp 11)

316.Paragraph 8 inserts the Convener of the Water Customer Consultation Panels into schedule 2 (listed authorities) to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002, to ensure that the Convener’s activities come under the scrutiny of the Ombudsman. It also replaces the reference in that Act to the Commissioner with a reference to the Commission, since the Water Industry Commissioner is being replaced with the Water Industry Commission under Part 1 of the Act.

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