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Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 and shall come into force on 5th April 2001.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

Amendment of section 113 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

2.  After subsection (4) of section 113 (fees and charges) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(1) there is inserted–

(5) The Scottish Ministers may, with the consent of the Secretary of State, provide in a scheme under this section for any functions under the scheme to be performed by a Minister of the Crown or government department where they consider it expedient to do so in relation to the implementation of Council Directive 90/220/EEC(2)..

SAM GALBRAITH

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

13th March 2001