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Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009

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Other assessment and maps of flood risk

73Other assessment and maps of flood risk

(1)SEPA may—

(a)(in addition to the flood risk assessment it is required to prepare under section 9 and review under section 10) carry out such other assessment of flood risk as it considers appropriate, and

(b)(in addition to the flood hazard maps and flood risk maps it is required to prepare under section 21 and review under section 24) prepare such other maps in relation to flood risk as it considers appropriate.

(2)In the exercise of its power under subsection (1), SEPA must take into account the flood risk assessment, any flood hazard map and flood risk map and the flood risk management plan for the time being applicable to the area being assessed.

(3)SEPA may, where it considers it appropriate, integrate any map prepared by it under subsection (1)(b) with any such flood hazard map or flood risk map.

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