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(1)The reservoir manager of a high-risk reservoir or medium-risk reservoir must—
(a)appoint an inspecting engineer to carry out an inspection of the reservoir at each of the times required by section 46,
(b)not later than 28 days after the appointment, give notice of it to SEPA.
(2)An engineer may be appointed as an inspecting engineer if the engineer—
(a)is a member of a panel of reservoir engineers established under section 27 who may (by virtue of an order under that section) be appointed under this section,
(b)is not disqualified by virtue of subsection (3) from being so appointed in relation to the reservoir.
(3)An engineer is disqualified from being appointed as an inspecting engineer in relation to the reservoir if the engineer—
(a)is employed by any person who is a reservoir manager of the reservoir,
(b)has previously been a construction engineer in relation to the reservoir,
(c)is connected (as a partner, employer, employee or fellow employee in a civil engineering business) with a person who has previously been a construction engineer in relation to the reservoir.
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