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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

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18Provisional risk designation

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(1)SEPA must, as soon as is reasonably practicable after registering a controlled reservoir in the controlled reservoirs register, give the reservoir a provisional risk designation.

(2)In giving a provisional risk designation, SEPA must take into account the matters mentioned in section 22.

(3)A provisional risk designation is a provisional designation of the reservoir as one of the following types—

(a)a high-risk reservoir,

(b)a medium-risk reservoir,

(c)a low-risk reservoir.

(4)SEPA gives a controlled reservoir a provisional risk designation by giving the reservoir manager notice specifying—

(a)the provisional risk designation it has given the reservoir,

(b)the reasons for the provisional risk designation,

(c)how representations may be made to SEPA,

(d)that any representations must be made not later than the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which the notice is given.

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