Explanatory Notes

Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Act 2019

2019 asp 2

17 January 2019

Structure of the Act

6.Part 1 focuses on the Commission. It incorporates the Commission, sets out the number of Commissioners, defines the extent of the Pow and makes provisions in relation to the appointment of Commissioners.

7.Part 2 covers the calculation of the annual assessments payable to the Commission by the owners of land which benefits from the Pow (the “heritors”) and related matters.

8.Part 3 includes miscellaneous and general provisions.

9.Part 4 covers final provisions including interpretation, and repeal of the 1846 Act.

10.The Act has seven schedules. These include schedules setting out the Commission’s functions and powers, procedures for appointment of Commissioners, how annual budgets are to be prepared and heritors’ rights to require review of the draft budgets, and the calculation of each heritor’s annual assessment.