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Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 3172 of 2005).

Type of law

This Order makes provisions and modifications in consequence of the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005. The Order provides for a right of reference for Scottish Water, enabling it to require the Water Industry Commission for Scotland ("the WIC") to refer its determination of Scottish Water's charges under the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 to the Competition Commission ("the Commission"). The Order also provides for a right of reference to the Commission for water and sewerage services providers against the conditions of their licences granted under the 2005 Act, or against any modification of those conditions. The Order also modifies enactments as a consequence of the creation of the WIC in the 2005 Act, and to reflect the functions of the Commission in considering a reference under this Order.
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Entry into force notes
Coming into force on 11 November 2005.
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Legislation Amendment