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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Version as made

2013 No. 163 (C. 12)

  • Version as made

Introductory Text

Scottish Statutory Instruments

2013 No. 163 (C. 12)

Environmental Protection

Water Industry

Water Resources

The Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2013


21st May 2013

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

23rd May 2013

Coming into force

10th June 2013

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(2) of the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013(1).


1.  This Order may be cited as the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2013 and comes into force on 10th June 2013.


2.  In this Order, “the Act” means the Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013.

Appointed day

3.  (1)   Subject to paragraph (2) , 10th June 2013 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of the table in the Schedule (the subject matter of which is specified in column 2 of that table).

(2)  Where a purpose is specified in column 3 of that table, the corresponding provision mentioned in column 1 comes into force in accordance with paragraph (1) only for that purpose. NICOLA STURGEONA member of the Scottish GovernmentSt Andrew’s House,Edinburgh21st May 2013