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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

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The Bill for this Act of the Scottish Parliament was passed by the Parliament on 27th February 2013 and received Royal Assent on 9th April 2013.

An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the development of Scotland's water resources; to bring large-scale water abstraction under Ministerial control; to extend Scottish Water's functions and to authorise grants and loans in favour of related bodies; to permit the taking of steps for the sake of water quality; to create contracts for certain non-domestic water and sewerage services; to protect the public sewerage network from harm and to allow for maintenance of private sewage works; to enable the making of water shortage orders; and for connected purposes.