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Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009

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14Potentially vulnerable areas and local plan districts: review

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(1)SEPA must, after carrying out such consultation as may be required by regulations under section 15—

(a)by such date as the Scottish Ministers may direct, review and where appropriate update the document approved under section 13, and

(b)by the end of the period of 6 years beginning with that date, and of each subsequent period of 6 years (or, in each case, such lesser period as the Scottish Ministers may direct) review and where appropriate update the latest document approved under this section.

(2)SEPA must submit to the Scottish Ministers each updated document.

(3)Any review by SEPA under subsection (1) is to be based—

(a)on the flood risk assessment for the time being applicable to the flood risk management district concerned, and

(b)insofar as the review is of the identification of any local plan district, on such other information as SEPA considers appropriate.

(4)Section 13(4)(c) and (5) to (8) applies in relation to an updated document submitted to the Scottish Ministers under this section.

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