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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 5: Chairing

214.This paragraph requires the Scottish Ministers to appoint a person to chair the Commission from among its ordinary members. Sub-paragraph (3) provides that this person may resign by giving written notice to Ministers. Sub-paragraph (4) states that they cease to chair the Commission on ceasing to be a member of the Commission.

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