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(1)A person mentioned in subsection (2) must, on being requested by a lead authority, provide the authority with—
(a)such information in its possession or under its control, and
as the authority may reasonably seek in connection with its functions under sections 34 to 38.
(2)Those persons are—
(b)any responsible authority which has flood risk related functions exercisable in or in relation to the local plan district.
(3)A lead authority may serve a notice on any person (but not SEPA, a responsible authority or the Scottish Ministers) requiring the person to—
(a)provide the authority, or a person authorised by it, in the form and manner specified in the notice, with such information, or
(b)produce to the authority, or to a person authorised by it, such documents,
as it may reasonably require in connection with the exercise of any of the functions under sections 34 to 38.
(4)Where a responsible authority, SEPA or, as the case may be, a person on whom a notice is served under subsection (3) cannot agree with the lead authority on whether information or assistance is, or documents are, being sought reasonably under this section, either of them may refer the matter to the Scottish Ministers, whose decision is final.
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