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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005

Paragraph 3

296.Paragraph 3 makes provision in relation to the status of relevant agreements under this schedule and the application of charges schemes to them. Sub-paragraph (1) disapplies a charges scheme in relation to any services covered by relevant charges determined under this schedule unless the agreement concerned has expired or has been terminated.  Sub-paragraph (2) clarifies that a relevant agreement is not to expire or terminate simply as a result of the change of a water and sewerage services provider in respect of a relevant customer.

297.Sub-paragraph (3) provides that a relevant agreement cannot be renewed on its expiry or termination or extended at any time.

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