This Scottish Statutory Instrument has been printed to correct an error in S.S.I. 2000/90 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that instrument.

Scottish Statutory Instruments

2002 No. 159


The Water Undertakings (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Variation Order 2002


22nd March 2002

Coming into force

31st March 2002

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6, 35 and 37(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, and after consultation with such associations of local authorities, and of persons carrying on undertakings, as appeared to them to be concerned, and with such local authorities, persons, or associations of persons with whom consultation appeared to them to be desirable, all in accordance with section 6(4) of the said Act, hereby make the following Order, a draft of which has been laid before and has been approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament:

Citation, commencement and date of effect

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Water Undertakings (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Variation Order 2002.

(2) This Order shall come into force on 31st March 2002 but shall have effect as from 1st April 2001(2).

Variation of the Water Undertakings (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Order 2000

2.—(1) The Water Undertakings (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Order 2000(3) is varied in accordance with the following paragraph.

(2) For the figure “1,777” shown, in column 2 of Schedule 2 opposite “South Lanarkshire Council”, there shall be substituted “1,177”.


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,


22nd March 2002

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes a minor variation to the Water Undertakings (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Order 2000, to correct an apportionment figure used when apportioning the aggregate amount of rateable values amongst the three water authorities and amongst the local authorities with effect from 1st April 2001.


1975 c. 30; section 6(1) to (7) was substituted by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1978 (c. 4), section 1 and section 6(1) was subsequently substituted by the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41), Schedule 12, paragraph 11 and amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14), Schedule 13, paragraph 42; section 6(1A) was repealed by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), Schedule 14; section 6(5A) and (8) was inserted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, sections 160 and 157; section 37(1) contains a definition of “prescribed” which is relevant to the exercise of the powers under which this Order is made and which was amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1992, Schedule 13, paragraph 43(c). The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).


In terms of section 6(6) of the 1975 Act, an Order under that section may provide that the Order shall have effect from the beginning of the financial year in which it is made.


S.S.I. 2000/90 which has been the subject of amendments not relevant to this Order.