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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 131 - Complaints about water services and sewerage services providers

349.This section inserts a new section 11A into the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 to make provision for the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman, on the request of the licensed provider, to exercise powers under the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002 in respect of complaints made against that licensed provider. The section provides that once this arrangement has begun, it may only be brought to an end by the licensed provider with the agreement of the Water Industry Commission for Scotland.

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