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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 13 – Additional requirements

25.This section requires the holder of an approval to report, if required, to the Scottish Ministers on activities in relation to the abstraction or any associated operations. It also obliges the holder to pay any administrative fee, whether annual or otherwise, that the Scottish Ministers may fix relating to the costs of operating the abstraction control regime (other than costs relating to applications for approval, in respect of which a separate fee may be fixed under section 9). The fee fixed under this section might cover, for example, the cost of monitoring qualifying abstractions or suspected qualifying abstractions in accordance with regulations made under section 17.

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