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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 13: General powers

231.Paragraph 13(1) provides that the Commission may enter into contracts and acquire or dispose of property, if this is necessary or expedient in the exercise of its functions; but the Scottish Ministers’ consent is required where land is acquired or disposed of (sub-paragraph (2)).

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