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Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (Consequential and Savings Provisions) Order 2002 (S.S.I. No. 166 of 2002).

Type of law

This Order, made under sections 24(3), 68(2), (3) and 69, of the Water Industry Act 2002 (asp 3) sets out additional provisions relating to the transfer of functions, property and liabilities from the new water and sewerage authorities to Scottish Water. Article 3 makes consequential and savings provisions relating to the transfer of property and liabilities. Articles 4 and 5 make provision to save the current charges schemes and codes of practice made under the provisions of Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 until a replacement scheme and code can be made under the provisions of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002. Article 6 makes consequential provisions relating to the billing and collection of water and sewerage charges by local authorities. Article 7 makes consequential provisions arising from the provisions of a domestic water and sewerage charges reduction scheme. Article 8 makes consequential provisions to the Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Scotland) Regulations 2002 to allow local authorities to recover charges due to Scottish Water.
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Entry into force notes
Coming into force on 1 April 2002.
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Legislation Amendment