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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

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52Offences: inspection, supervision, record keeping

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(1)Failure by the reservoir manager of a high-risk reservoir or medium-risk reservoir to comply with any of the following requirements under this Chapter is an offence—

(a)the requirements of section 45(1)(a) and 46 (appointment of inspecting engineer and carrying out of required inspections),

(b)the requirements of section 45(1)(b) (notice of appointment to SEPA),

(c)the requirements of section 48(1) (compliance with direction as to taking of measure in inspection report),

(d)the requirements of section 49(1)(a) (appointment of supervising engineer),

(e)the requirements of section 49(1)(b) (notice of appointment to SEPA),

(f)the requirements of a direction under section 50(4) (compliance with direction of supervising engineer as to carrying out of visual inspection of reservoir),

(g)the requirements of section 50(6)(c) (notice of identification of thing which might affect the safety of the reservoir),

(h)the requirements of section 51 (including any direction under subsection (3) of that section) (maintenance of record of water levels etc.).

(2)A reservoir manager of a controlled reservoir who fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the requirements of section 47(2) (giving inspecting engineer copy of final certificate and latest inspection report) commits an offence.

(3)A reservoir manager guilty of an offence under subsection (1) or (2)—

(a)in relation to a controlled reservoir which is, at the time the offence is committed, a high-risk reservoir is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale,

(b)in relation to a controlled reservoir which is, at the time the offence is committed, a medium-risk reservoir is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

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