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Urban Waste Water Treatment (Scotland) Regulations 1994 (S.S.I. No. No. 2842 (S.144) of 1994).

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These Regulations implement, as respects Scotland, Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment. Regulation 4 requires local authorities to secure that "collecting systems" are provided, and to secure that urban waste water entering collecting systems is subject to treatment provided in accordance with regulations 5 and 6. Regulation 6 also requires the river purification authorities to secure, by means of their powers to grant and modify discharge consents under Part II of the Control of Pollution Act 1974, that the relevant requirements of the Regulations in relation to discharges are satisfied. Regulation 7 imposes requirements in respect of discharges of industrial waste water to collecting systems or treatment plants. Local authorities are empowered to modify trade effluent consents and agreements for this purpose. Regulation 8 imposes a duty on river purification authorities to secure that direct discharges of biodegradable industrial waste water from the industrial sectors listed in Schedule 5 satisfy requirements appropriate to the nature of the industry concerned. Regulation 9 requires the phasing out of the dumping of sludge from. Regulation 11 imposes a duty on the river purification authorities to ensure that monitoring of discharges and waters to which the Regulations apply.
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