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Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009

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Part 1Matters to be included in every plan

1A description of—

(a)the objectives set by SEPA for the management of flood risks for the potentially vulnerable areas,

(b)the measures identified for achieving those objectives, and

(c)the priority to be given to implementing each measure including an indication of whether the measure is to be implemented—

(i)before the plan is next reviewed under section 33,

(ii)in the 6 years following that review, or

(iii)after the end of the period mentioned in sub-paragraph (ii).

2The conclusions of the flood risk assessment as required by section 9 in the form of a map of the flood risk management district delineating the potentially vulnerable areas which are the subject of the flood risk management plan.

3Flood hazard maps and flood risk maps prepared under section 21 and the conclusions that can be drawn from those maps.

4A summary of flood-related measures taken under—

(a)Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment,

(b)Council Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances,

(c)Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment,

(d)any other Community instrument which SEPA considers relevant to flood risk management, and

(e)the 2003 Act.

5A description of—

(a)in relation to each measure included in the plan under paragraph 1(b), the reasons for identifying the measure, and

(b)in relation to any alteration (including enhancement) or restoration of a natural feature or characteristic in the flood risk management district which—

(i)is identified in an assessment under section 20,

(ii)could contribute to the management of flood risk, and

(iii)is not to be carried out by a measure included in the plan under paragraph 1(b),

the reasons why no such measure has been identified.

6A description of—

(a)how the priority given to implementing each measure under paragraph 1(c) was determined, and

(b)the way in which progress in implementing the plan will be monitored.

7In relation to measures to be implemented before the plan is next reviewed under section 33, an estimate of the cost of implementing the measures.

8A summary of—

(a)the steps taken under subsections (2) to (5) of section 30 in relation to the plan,

(b)any other consultation measures taken in connection with the preparation of the plan (including those taken in connection with the flood risk assessment mentioned in paragraph 2 and the maps mentioned in paragraph 3), and

(c)changes made to the plan in light of the views and representations received on it.

9Information as to SEPA.

10A description of the coordination process with the arrangements made under Part 1 of the 2003 Act including, in particular, anything done in pursuance of section 48.

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