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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 9: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13)

317.Paragraph 9 inserts the Convener of the Water Customer Consultation Panels into schedule 1 (Scottish public authorities) to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, to ensure that the Convener is subject to the requirements of that Act. It also replaces the reference in that Act to the Commissioner with a reference to the Commission, again since the Water Industry Commissioner is being replaced with the Water Industry Commission under Part 1 of the Act.

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