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Implementing the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003: Promoting an Integrated Approach - A Policy Statement

DescriptionThis Policy Statement sets out the interactions between Scotland's implementation of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 and other major policies.
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJuly 15, 2008

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ISBN 978 0 7559 1762 4 (Web only publication)
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Contents

1. INTRODUCTION

2. POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR PROTECTING THE WATER ENVIRONMENT

3. DEVELOPING AN INTEGRATED LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK

4. PURPOSE OF DESIGNATING WEWS RELEVANT ENACTMENTS
4.1 General purpose of designation
4.2 Benefits of designating relevant enactments

5. GENERAL APPROACH TO DESIGNATION
5.1 Criteria for assessing legislation for designation
5.2 Legislation identified for designation
5.3 Revised designation of Responsible Authorities

6. LEGISLATION IDENTIFIED FOR DESIGNATION
6.1 Marine and coastal activities
6.2 Freshwater fisheries
6.3 Rural land management
6.4 Sustainable transport
6.5 Land use planning
6.6 Sustainable flood management and surface drainage
6.7 Water supply
6.8 Environmental legislation

7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS