Search Legislation

Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

48Inspection reports: compliance

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

(1)The reservoir manager must (subject to section 59(3)) ensure that any direction in an inspection report issued to the manager is complied with.

(2)The reservoir manager—

(a)may appoint any other qualified engineer (being a person eligible to be appointed as an inspecting engineer for the reservoir) to supervise any of the measures specified in the inspection report, and

(b)must, as soon as practicable after making any such appointment, give notice of it to SEPA and the inspecting engineer.

(3)Not later than 28 days after being satisfied that a measure directed in the inspection report has been taken—

(a)the inspecting engineer, or

(b)in relation to any measure for which the other qualified engineer is appointed, the other qualified engineer,

must give to the reservoir manager an interim inspection compliance certificate.

(4)An interim inspection compliance certificate must specify—

(a)the inspection report to which it relates,

(b)the measure taken,

(c)any measure for which the person giving the certificate is responsible for supervising that has yet to be taken.

(5)The inspecting engineer or the other qualified engineer must, not later than 28 days after being satisfied that all of the measures directed in the inspection report have been taken, give the reservoir manager an inspection compliance certificate.

(6)The engineer giving an inspection compliance certificate must take an interim compliance certificate given by another engineer under this section to be conclusive of that measure having been taken.

(7)An inspection compliance certificate must specify—

(a)the inspection report to which it relates,

(b)that all of the measures directed in the report have been taken.

(8)The inspecting engineer or the other qualified engineer must, not later than 28 days after giving an interim inspection compliance certificate or an inspection compliance certificate under this section, give SEPA a copy of it.

(9)Where an inspection report directs a measure for the maintenance of the reservoir to be taken in the interests of the safety of the reservoir (specified in accordance with section 47(3)(a))—

(a)no interim inspection compliance certificate is required for that measure, and

(b)no account of that measure is to be taken for the purposes of subsections (4)(c), (5) and (7)(b).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Show Explanatory Notes for Sections: Displays relevant parts of the explanatory notes interweaved within the legislation content.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources