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Water Environment (Relevant Enactments and Designation of Responsible Authorities and Functions) Order 2008 (S.S.I. No. 263 of 2008).

Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
This Order specifies enactments as relevant enactments within the meaning of section 2 of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003. Those enactments are set out in Schedule 1. The Scottish Ministers and Scottish Environment Protection Agency shall exercise their respective functions under those enactments so as to secure compliance with the requirements of Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy and shall act in accordance with the requirements of section 2(4) of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003.
This Order also designates certain public bodies and office-holders as responsible authorities in respect of specified functions relating to the water environment, for the purposes of Part 1 of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003.
The relevant enactments include: the Diseases of Fish Act 1937, the Coast Protection Act 1949, the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985, the Protection of Water Against Agricultural Nitrate Pollution (Scotland) Regulations 1996, the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002, the Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 and the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2007.
Date of text
Notes
This Order revokes the following Orders: (a) the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Designation of Responsible Authorities and Functions) Order 2006; and (b) the Water Environment (Relevant Enactments) Order 2006.
Repealed
Yes
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No