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Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013

Section 43 – Appeal against order

78.This section enables a person who is aggrieved by a water shortage order to appeal to the sheriff, who may affirm the order or direct the Scottish Ministers to amend or revoke it (wholly or partly). Any appeal must be made within 14 days from the day on which notice of the order is published. The sheriff may suspend the effect of the order (or of any part of it) pending the determination of the appeal.

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