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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 130 - Consultation by water and sewerage services providers

348.This section amends the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 to make provision for the consultation of those persons who are licensed to provide water and/or sewerage services under section 6 of the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (“licensed providers”) on certain matters affecting the water industry. Licensed services may include meter reading, billing and charge collection. Subsections (1) to (6) amend the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 to add licensed providers as a statutory consultee on certain matters relating to the water sector. Subsection (7) requires the Scottish Water to send licensed providers a copy of its annual report to Ministers

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