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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

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Commissioning of inspecting engineer etc.

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34.—(1) The reservoir manager of a high-consequence or medium-consequence reservoir must commission an inspecting engineer—

(a)to inspect the reservoir when inspection of it is required by section 30, 31 or 32,

(b)to supervise the taking of any measure as mentioned in section 35(4)(e) or the taking of a pre-commencement safety recommendation.

(2) The reservoir manager must, not later than 28 days after the commissioning, give notice of it to the Department.

(3) A “pre-commencement safety recommendation” is a recommendation in a pre-commencement inspection report as to a measure the civil engineer who prepared the report considered to be required in the interests of the safety of the reservoir.

(4) An engineer may be commissioned as an inspecting engineer if the engineer—

(a)is a member of a panel of reservoir engineers established under section 102 who may (by virtue of an order under that section) be commissioned under this section as an inspecting engineer in relation to the reservoir,

(b)is not disqualified by virtue of subsection (5) from being so commissioned in relation to the reservoir.

(5) An engineer is disqualified from being commissioned as an inspecting engineer in relation to a high-consequence or medium-consequence reservoir if the engineer—

(a)is an employee of any person who is a reservoir manager of the reservoir,

(b)has previously been a construction engineer in relation to the reservoir.

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