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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

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Offence under section 39(1) or 53(1)(a): further remediesN.I.

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74—(1) This section applies where a reservoir manager is convicted of an offence under—

(a)section 39(1) (failure to ensure compliance with direction in inspection report or pre-commencement safety recommendation),

(b)section 53(1)(a) (failure to comply with direction in safety report).

(2) The court may, in addition to or instead of imposing any penalty that may be imposed under section 39(2) or 53(2) order the reservoir manager to take such steps as may be specified in the order, before the expiry of such period as is so specified—

(a)to secure compliance with the direction or recommendation concerned,

(b)to secure the remedying or mitigating of the effects of the failure to comply with the direction or recommendation.

(3) The court may—

(a)on an application made before the end of the period specified under subsection (2), by order extend the period to such extended period as is specified in the order,

(b)on an application made before the end of the extended period, by order further extend the period to such further extended period as is specified in the order,

(c)by order grant further extensions of the latest period specified by it by order under paragraph (b), on an application made before the end of the latest period.

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