Scottish Canals Framework Document

Appendix Specific Delegated Financial Authorities

Category Topic Delegated Limit
Operational assets Major projects £250k
Non-operational assets New JV £0
Existing JV, new project £0
Existing JV, existing project £250k
Non JV projects (excl. novel/contentious proposals) £3m
Other ** Scottish Waterways Trust £500k per annum
Leases £500k per annum
Write-off of bad debt £250k
Claims waived or abandoned £250k
Special Payments £250k
External management consultancies £100k
Single-tender contracts £10k
Gifts £500

** SC provides grant funding to the Scottish Waterways Trust which is the main channel for attracting voluntary income to benefit the canals.