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Articles 2(1), 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1Fixed monetary penalties

Power to impose fixed monetary penalties

1.—(1) SEPA may by notice impose a fixed monetary penalty on a person in relation to a relevant offence.

(2) Before doing so SEPA must be satisfied on the balance of probabilities that the person has committed the offence to which the penalty relates.

(3) A “fixed monetary penalty” is a requirement to pay to SEPA a penalty of the amount specified in paragraph 3.

Relevant offences for fixed monetary penalties

2.—(1) For the purposes of this Schedule and section 20 of the Act (fixed monetary penalties), “relevant offence” means an offence specified in Schedule 4, if the table in that Schedule indicates that a fixed monetary penalty may be imposed.

(2) In relation to a relevant offence (“the principal offence”), the following offences are also relevant offences for those purposes—

(a)any attempt, conspiracy or incitement to commit the principal offence; and

(b)an offence under section 293(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (statutory offences: art and part and aiding or abetting) as it applies in relation to the principal offence.

(3) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), the table in Schedule 4—

(a)indicates that, in relation to an offence, a fixed monetary penalty may be imposed if the second column of the table contains the word “YES” in the row relating to the offence; and

(b)does not so indicate if that column contains the word “NO” in the row relating to the offence.

Specified amount

3.—(1) The amount of a fixed monetary penalty in relation to a relevant offence is—

(a)£300 if the fifth column of the table in Schedule 4 indicates that the level of penalty is “LOW” for that offence;

(b)£600 if the fifth column of the table in Schedule 4 indicates that the level of penalty is “MEDIUM” for that offence; or

(c)£1000 if the fifth column of the table in Schedule 4 indicates that the level of penalty is “HIGH” for that offence.

(2) Where an offence is a relevant offence by virtue of paragraph 2(2), the amount of the fixed penalty is the same as the amount indicated in the table in Schedule 4 in relation to the principal offence (within the meaning of that paragraph).

Notice of intent

4.—(1) Where SEPA proposes to impose a fixed monetary penalty on a person, it must serve on the person a notice of what is proposed (a “notice of intent”).

(2) The notice of intent must include information as to—

(a)the grounds for the proposal to impose the fixed monetary penalty;

(b)the amount of the penalty;

(c)the right to make written representations; and

(d)the period within which written representations may be made.

Right to make written representations

5.—(1) A person on whom a notice of intent is served may, within 28 days beginning with the day on which the notice was served, make written representations to SEPA in relation to the proposed imposition of the fixed monetary penalty.

(2) Written representations may in particular include representations that the person would not, by reason of any defence, be liable to be convicted of the offence to which the penalty relates.

(3) The period mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) may be extended by agreement in writing between SEPA and the person on whom the notice was served.

Decision to impose fixed monetary penalty

6.—(1) SEPA must, after the end of the period for making representations, decide whether to impose a fixed monetary penalty.

(2) In making that decision, SEPA must have regard to any representations made in accordance with paragraph 5.

Final notice

7.—(1) Where a decision is taken to impose a fixed monetary penalty, SEPA may do so by serving a final notice.

(2) A final notice must include information as to—

(a)the grounds for imposing the penalty;

(b)how payment may be made;

(c)the period within which payment must be made;

(d)late payment penalties;

(e)rights of appeal; and

(f)the consequences of non-payment.

(3) SEPA may not serve a final notice after a period of six months beginning with the day which is the final day on which written representations may be made in relation to the notice of intent.

(4) The period mentioned in sub-paragraph (3) may be extended by agreement in writing between SEPA and the person on whom the notice was served.

Appeals against a fixed monetary penalty

8.—(1) A person on whom a fixed monetary penalty is imposed may appeal against the decision of SEPA to impose it.

(2) The appeal may be made on one or more of the following grounds:—

(a)the decision was based on an error of fact;

(b)the decision was wrong in law;

(c)the decision was unreasonable; or

(d)any other reason.

(3) The grounds on which a person may appeal under this paragraph do not include the ground that SEPA failed to comply with guidance issued to it by the Lord Advocate under section 31(1) of the Act.

(4) An appeal under this paragraph must be made within the period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the final notice under paragraph 7(1) was served.

(5) Where an appeal is made under this paragraph, the fixed monetary penalty is suspended from the day on which the appeal is made until the day on which the appeal is determined or withdrawn.

Payment requirements

9.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the fixed monetary penalty must be paid within 56 days beginning with the day the final notice was served.

(2) In the case of an appeal, any penalty which falls to be paid (whether because the penalty was upheld or because the appeal was withdrawn) is payable within—

(a)the period referred to in sub-paragraph (1); or

(b)the period of 28 days beginning with the day the appeal is determined or withdrawn,

whichever ends later.

Late payment penalties

10.—(1) If a person fails to pay a fixed monetary penalty in full by the payment date the amount payable is increased by 40% (the “late payment penalty”).

(2) “the payment date” means the date payment is due in accordance with paragraph 9(1) or, in the case of an appeal, paragraph 9(2).

Fixed monetary penalties: effect on criminal proceedings etc.

11.—(1) Where a notice of intent relating to a fixed monetary penalty is served on a person in respect of an offence constituted by an act or omission, the period mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) is not to be counted in calculating any period within which criminal proceedings in respect of that offence constituted by that act or omission must be commenced.

(2) The period is that beginning with the day on which the notice of intent is served and ending with the day which is the final day on which written representations may be made in relation to the notice.

(3) Where a fixed monetary penalty is imposed on a person in respect of an offence constituted by an act or omission, no criminal proceedings may be commenced against the person in respect of that offence constituted by that act or omission.

(4) The reference in sub-paragraph (3) to criminal proceedings being commenced is to be read as if it includes a reference to—

(a)a warning being given by the procurator fiscal;

(b)a conditional offer (within the meaning of section 302 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995(1)) being sent;

(c)a compensation offer under section 302A(2) of that Act being sent;

(d)a combined offer under section 302B(3) of that Act being sent; and

(e)a work order under section 302ZA(4) of that Act being made.

Articles 2(1), 3(2)

SCHEDULE 2Variable monetary penalties etc.

CHAPTER 1Variable Monetary Penalties

Power to impose variable monetary penalties

1.—(1) SEPA may by notice impose a variable monetary penalty on a person in relation to a relevant offence.

(2) Before doing so SEPA must be satisfied on the balance of probabilities that the person has committed the offence to which the penalty relates.

(3) A “variable monetary penalty” is, subject to sub-paragraph (4), a requirement to pay SEPA a penalty of such an amount as SEPA may in each case determine.

(4) SEPA may not impose a variable monetary penalty that exceeds the following maximum amounts—

(a)in the case mentioned in sub-paragraph (5), the maximum amount of the fine that may be imposed on summary conviction in such a case; and

(b)in any other case, £40,000.

(5) The case is one where the offence in respect of which the variable monetary penalty is imposed is—

(a)triable summarily (whether or not it is also triable on indictment); and

(b)is punishable on summary conviction by a fine (whether or not it is also punishable by a term of imprisonment).

Relevant offences for variable monetary penalties

2.—(1) For the purposes of this Schedule and section 23 of the Act (variable monetary penalties), “relevant offence” means an offence specified in Schedule 4, if the table in that Schedule indicates that a variable monetary penalty may be imposed.

(2) In relation to a relevant offence (“the principal offence”), the following offences are also relevant offences for those purposes—

(a)any attempt, conspiracy or incitement to commit the principal offence; and

(b)an offence under section 293(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (statutory offences: art and part and aiding or abetting) as it applies in relation to the principal offence.

(3) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), the table in Schedule 4—

(a)indicates that, in relation to an offence, a variable monetary penalty may be imposed if the third column of the table contains the word “YES” in the row relating to the offence; and

(b)does not so indicate if that column contains the word “NO” in the row relating to the offence.

Notice of intent

3.—(1) Where SEPA proposes to impose a variable monetary penalty on a person, it must serve on the person a notice of what is proposed (a “notice of intent”).

(2) The notice of intent must include information as to—

(a)the proposed amount of the penalty;

(b)the grounds for the proposal to impose the variable monetary penalty;

(c)the right to make written representations;

(d)the period within which representations may be made; and

(e)the option to offer a VMP undertaking within the period for making written representations.

Right to make written representations

4.—(1) A person on whom a notice of intent is served may, within 28 days beginning with the day on which the notice was served, make written representations to SEPA in relation to the proposed imposition of the variable monetary penalty.

(2) Written representations may in particular include representations that the person would not, by reason of any defence, be liable to be convicted of the offence to which the penalty relates.

(3) The period mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) may be extended by agreement in writing between SEPA and the person on whom the notice was served.

Decision to impose a variable monetary penalty

5.—(1) SEPA must, after the end of the period for making written representations, decide whether to impose a variable monetary penalty and, if so, the amount of the penalty.

(2) In making that decision, SEPA must—

(a)have regard to any representations made in accordance with paragraph 4; and

(b)take into account any VMP undertaking accepted by it.

Final notice

6.—(1) Where a decision is taken to impose a variable monetary penalty, SEPA may do so by serving a final notice.

(2) A final notice must include information as to—

(a)the amount of the penalty;

(b)the grounds for imposing the penalty;

(c)how payment may be made;

(d)the period within which payment must be made;

(e)late payment interest;

(f)rights of appeal; and

(g)the consequences of non-payment.

(3) SEPA may not serve a final notice after a period of six months beginning with the day which is the final day on which written representations may be made in relation to the notice of intent.

(4) The period mentioned in sub-paragraph (3) may be extended by agreement in writing between SEPA and the person on whom the notice was served.

Appeals against variable monetary penalties

7.—(1) A person on whom a variable monetary penalty is imposed may appeal against the decision as to the imposition or amount of the penalty.

(2) An appeal under this paragraph may be made on one or more of the following grounds:—

(a)the decision was based on an error of fact;

(b)the decision was wrong in law;

(c)the amount of the penalty is unreasonable;

(d)the decision was unreasonable for any other reason; or

(e)any other reason.

(3) The grounds on which a person may appeal under this paragraph do not include the ground that SEPA failed to comply with guidance issued to it by the Lord Advocate under section 31(1) of the Act.

(4) An appeal under this paragraph must be made within the period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the final notice under paragraph 6(1) is served.

(5) Where an appeal is made under this paragraph, the variable monetary penalty is suspended from the day on which the appeal is made until the day on which the appeal is determined or withdrawn.

Payment requirements for variable monetary penalties

8.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the variable monetary penalty must be paid within 56 days beginning with the day the final notice was served or such longer period as SEPA may specify in the final notice.

(2) In the case of an appeal, any penalty which falls to be paid (whether because the penalty was upheld or because the appeal was withdrawn) is payable within—

(a)the period referred to in sub-paragraph (1);

(b)the period of 28 days beginning with the day the appeal is determined or withdrawn; or

(c)such period as the Scottish Land Court may, in determining the appeal, specify,

whichever ends later.

Costs recovery notices

9.—(1) SEPA may serve a notice on a person on whom a variable monetary penalty has been imposed, requiring that person to pay the costs incurred by SEPA in relation to the imposition of the penalty up to the time of its imposition (a “costs recovery notice”) .

(2) In this paragraph, “costs” include in particular—

(a)investigation costs (including the costs of monitoring the environment to determine the harm caused by the relevant offence to which the penalty relates);

(b)administration costs; and

(c)costs of obtaining expert advice (including legal advice).

(3) The costs recovery notice must specify—

(a)the amount required to be paid;

(b)how payment may be made;

(c)the period within which payment must be made;

(d)that SEPA may be required to provide a detailed breakdown of the amount (unless such a breakdown is provided by SEPA with the notice itself);

(e)the rights of appeal; and

(f)consequences of non-payment.

(4) The person on whom the notice is served may require SEPA to provide a detailed breakdown of the amount required to be paid (unless such a breakdown has already been provided).

(5) SEPA must take such steps as are reasonable to ensure that the detailed breakdown is sent to the person requesting it within a period of 21 days from the date of the request.

Appeals against costs recovery notices

10.—(1) The person required to pay costs may appeal against—

(a)the decision of SEPA to impose the requirement; and

(b)the decision of SEPA as to the amount of the costs (including that some or all of the costs were unnecessarily incurred).

(2) An appeal under this paragraph must be made within the period of 28 days beginning with—

(a)the day on which the costs recovery notice under paragraph 9(1) is served; or

(b)where a person requests a detailed breakdown of the costs recovery notice, the day on which that breakdown is sent by SEPA.

(3) Where an appeal is made under this paragraph, the costs recovery notice is suspended from the day on which the appeal is made until the day on which the appeal is determined or withdrawn.

Payment requirements for costs recovery notices

11.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the amount required to be paid under the costs recovery notice must be paid within 56 days beginning with the day the notice was served or such longer period as SEPA may specify in the notice.

(2) In the case of an appeal, any costs which fall to be paid (whether because the penalty was upheld or because the appeal was withdrawn) are payable within—

(a)the period referred to in sub-paragraph (1);

(b)the period of 28 days beginning with the day the appeal is determined or withdrawn; or

(c)such period as the Scottish Land Court may, in determining the appeal, specify,

whichever ends later.

CHAPTER 2VMP Undertakings

VMP undertakings

12.—(1) A person on whom a notice of intent to issue a variable monetary penalty is served may offer a VMP undertaking, which SEPA may accept or reject.

(2) A “VMP undertaking” is an undertaking by the person on whom the notice of intent is served as to action to be taken by that person, within such period as may be specified in the undertaking, for all or any of the following purposes—

(a)to secure that the position is, so far as possible, restored to what it would have been if the offence had not been committed;

(b)to benefit the environment to the extent that the commission of the offence has harmed the environment;

(c)to secure that no financial benefit arising from the commission of the offence accrues to the person.

(3) A person offering a VMP undertaking must do so in writing within the period for making written representations.

(4) A VMP undertaking must include—

(a)information as to—

(i)the notice of intent to which the undertaking relates;

(ii)the act or omission giving rise to the relevant offence to which the notice of intent relates;

(iii)the action to be taken under the undertaking;

(iv)the period within which that action must be taken; and

(v)how and when the person is considered to have fulfilled the undertaking; and

(b)a statement that the undertaking is made in accordance with this Schedule.

(5) A VMP undertaking accepted by SEPA may be varied (including by extending the period within which the action must be taken) if both parties agree in writing.

Inaccurate, incomplete and misleading information

13.—(1) SEPA may serve a notice on a person from whom SEPA has accepted a VMP undertaking, requiring that person to provide, within such period as SEPA may consider reasonable, sufficient information to determine whether the VMP undertaking has been complied with.

(2) A person who fails to provide such information, or provides inaccurate, misleading or incomplete information in relation to a VMP undertaking may be regarded by SEPA as not having complied with the undertaking.

Non-compliance penalties

14.—(1) SEPA may impose a non-compliance penalty on a person who fails to comply with a VMP undertaking which is accepted from the person.

(2) A “non-compliance penalty” is a requirement to pay SEPA an amount calculated in accordance with sub-paragraph (3).

(3) The amount of the non-compliance penalty is to be determined by SEPA and, subject to sub-paragraph (4), must be—

(a)an amount equivalent to 140% of the variable monetary penalty which SEPA would have imposed by final notice had the undertaking not been accepted; or

(b)a lesser amount, where SEPA considers there are exceptional circumstances justifying it.

(4) The maximum amount of the non-compliance penalty that may be imposed in any case is the same as the maximum amount of a variable monetary penalty which would apply in that case in accordance with paragraph 1(4).

(5) Where a decision is taken to impose a non-compliance penalty, SEPA may do so by serving a non-compliance penalty notice.

(6) A non-compliance penalty notice must include information as to—

(a)the grounds for imposing the non-compliance penalty;

(b)the amount of the penalty;

(c)how payment may be made;

(d)the period within which payment must be made;

(e)late payment interest;

(f)rights of appeal; and

(g)the consequences of non-payment.

Appeals against non-compliance penalties

15.—(1) A person on whom a non-compliance penalty is imposed may appeal against the notice.

(2) An appeal under this paragraph may be made on one or more of the following grounds:—

(a)the decision to serve the notice was based on an error of fact;

(b)the decision was wrong in law;

(c)the decision was unreasonable for any other reason (including that the amount of the penalty was unreasonable); or

(d)any other reason.

(3) An appeal under this paragraph must be made within the period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the non-compliance penalty notice under paragraph 14 is served.

(4) Where an appeal is made under this paragraph, the non-compliance penalty is suspended from the day on which the appeal is made until the day on which the appeal is determined or withdrawn.

Payment requirements for non-compliance penalties

16.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the non-compliance penalty must be paid within 56 days beginning with the day the non-compliance penalty notice was served or such longer period as SEPA may specify in the notice.

(2) In the case of an appeal, any penalty which falls to be paid (whether because the penalty was upheld or because the appeal was withdrawn) is payable within—

(a)the period referred to in sub-paragraph (1);

(b)the period of 28 days beginning with the day the appeal is determined or withdrawn; or

(c)such period as the Scottish Land Court may, in determining the appeal, specify,

whichever ends later.

CHAPTER 3Effect on criminal proceedings etc. and late payment interest

Variable monetary penalties: effect on criminal proceedings etc.

17.—(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies where—

(a)a variable monetary penalty is imposed on a person;

(b)a VMP undertaking is accepted from a person; or

(c)both such a penalty is imposed, and such an undertaking is accepted from, a person.

(2) No criminal proceedings may be commenced against the person for an offence constituted by an act or omission if the variable monetary penalty or, as the case may be, the VMP undertaking related to that offence constituted by that act or omission.

(3) Where a notice of intent relating to a variable monetary penalty is served on a person in respect of an offence constituted by an act or omission, the period mentioned in sub-paragraph (4) is not to be counted in calculating any period within which criminal proceedings in respect of that offence constituted by that act or omission must be commenced.

(4) The period is that beginning with the day on which the notice of intent is served and ending with the day which is the final day on which written representations may be made in relation to the notice.

(5) The reference in sub-paragraph (2) to criminal proceedings being commenced includes a reference to—

(a)a warning being given by the procurator fiscal;

(b)a conditional offer (within the meaning of section 302 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995(5)) being sent;

(c)a compensation offer under section 302A(6) of that Act being sent;

(d)a combined offer under section 302B(7) of that Act being sent; and

(e)a work order under section 302ZA(8) of that Act being made.

Late payment interest

18.—(1) If a person fails to pay in full—

(a)a variable monetary penalty;

(b)a non-compliance penalty; or

(c)a costs recovery notice,

by the payment date, interest is payable on the amount outstanding (“late payment interest”) in accordance with the following sub-paragraphs.

(2) Interest falls to be paid at a rate of 8 per cent per annum calculated on a daily basis for the period beginning with the day after the payment date and ending on the day payment is made or recovered.

(3) The total amount of interest payable is not to exceed the amount of the variable monetary penalty, non-compliance penalty or costs recovery notice to which the interest relates.

(4) In this article, “payment date” means—

(a)in relation to a variable monetary penalty, the date payment is due in accordance with paragraph 8(1) or, in the case of an appeal, 8(2);

(b)in relation to a costs recovery notice, the date payment is due in accordance with paragraph 11(1) or, in the case of an appeal, 11(2); and

(c)in relation to a non-compliance penalty, the date payment is due in accordance with paragraph 16(1) or, in the case of an appeal, 16(2).

Articles 2(1), 3(3)

SCHEDULE 3Enforcement undertakings

Enforcement undertakings

1.—(1) Where a person offers SEPA an enforcement undertaking, SEPA may accept it in accordance with sub-paragraph (2) or reject it.

(2) SEPA may only accept an enforcement undertaking from a person where SEPA has reasonable grounds to suspect that the person has committed a relevant offence.

(3) An “enforcement undertaking” is an undertaking to take such action of a type mentioned in sub-paragraph (4) and specified in the undertaking within such period as may be so specified.

(4) The types of action are—

(a)action to secure that the offence does not continue or recur;

(b)action to secure that the position is, so far as possible, restored to what it would have been if the offence had not been committed; and

(c)any other action that will secure benefits or improvements to the environment (including the payment of a sum of money to a third party).

(5) In this Schedule, references to taking action specified in an enforcement undertaking include references to refraining from taking such action.

Relevant offences for enforcement undertakings

2.—(1) For the purposes of this Schedule and section 27 of the Act (enforcement undertakings), “relevant offence” means an offence specified in Schedule 4, if the table in that Schedule indicates that an enforcement undertaking may be accepted.

(2) In relation to a relevant offence (“the principal offence”), the following offences are also relevant offences for those purposes—

(a)any attempt, conspiracy or incitement to commit the principal offence; and

(b)an offence under section 293(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (statutory offences: art and part and aiding or abetting) as it applies in relation to the principal offence.

(3) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), the table in Schedule 4—

(a)indicates that, in relation to an offence, an enforcement undertaking may be accepted, if the fourth column of the table contains the word “YES” in the row relating to the offence; and

(b)does not so indicate if that column contains the word “NO” in the row relating to the offence.

Contents of an enforcement undertaking

3.—(1) An enforcement undertaking must be made in writing.

(2) An enforcement undertaking must include—

(a)information as to—

(i)the act or omission giving rise to the relevant offence to which the undertaking relates;

(ii)the action to be taken under the undertaking;

(iii)the period within which that action must be taken;

(iv)how and when the person is considered to have fulfilled the undertaking; and

(b)a statement that the undertaking is made in accordance with this Schedule.

(3) An enforcement undertaking accepted by SEPA may be varied (including by extending the period within which the action must be taken) if both parties agree in writing.

Consequences of an enforcement undertaking and certificates of non-compliance

4.—(1) If SEPA accepts an enforcement undertaking and has not issued a certificate of non-compliance in relation to it—

(a)no criminal proceedings may be commenced against the person from whom the enforcement undertaking is accepted in respect of an offence constituted by an act or omission if the undertaking relates to that offence constituted by that act or omission; and

(b)SEPA may not impose on that person a fixed monetary penalty or variable monetary penalty in respect of the act or omission.

(2) If SEPA is satisfied that an enforcement undertaking, or any part of it, has not been complied with it may issue a certificate to that effect (a “certificate of non-compliance”).

(3) For the purpose of enabling criminal proceedings in respect of an act or omission in relation to which SEPA has accepted an enforcement undertaking to be commenced against a person who has not complied with the undertaking or any part of it, the period mentioned in sub-paragraph (4) is not to be counted in calculating any period within which such proceedings must be commenced.

(4) The period is that beginning with the day on which the enforcement undertaking is accepted and ending with—

(a)the day on which SEPA issues a certificate of non-compliance; or

(b)where an appeal against such a certificate is taken, the day on which the appeal is finally determined.

(5) SEPA may revoke a certificate of non-compliance by notice at any time.

(6) Where SEPA revokes a certificate of non-compliance, this paragraph applies as if the certificate had not been issued.

(7) The reference in subparagraph (1)(a) to criminal proceedings being commenced is to be read as if it included a reference to—

(a)a warning being given by the procurator fiscal;

(b)a conditional offer (within the meaning of section 302 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995) being sent;

(c)a compensation offer under section 302A of that Act being sent;

(d)a combined offer under section 302B of that Act being sent; and

(e)a work order under section 302ZA of that Act being made.

Inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information

5.—(1) SEPA may serve a notice on a person from whom SEPA has accepted an enforcement undertaking requiring that person to provide, within such period as SEPA may consider reasonable, sufficient information to determine whether the undertaking has been complied with.

(2) A person who fails to provide such information, or provides inaccurate, misleading or incomplete information in relation to an enforcement undertaking, is to be regarded as not having complied with the undertaking.

Appeal against a certificate of non-compliance

6.—(1) A person who is issued a certificate of non-compliance may appeal against it.

(2) An appeal under this paragraph may be made on one or more of the following grounds:—

(a)the decision was based on an error of fact;

(b)the decision was wrong in law;

(c)the decision was unreasonable; or

(d)any other reason.

(3) An appeal under this paragraph must be made within the period of 28 days beginning with the day on which the certificate of non-compliance is issued.

(4) Where an appeal is made under this paragraph, the certificate of non-compliance has no effect from the day on which the appeal is made until the day on which the appeal is determined or withdrawn.

Schedule 1, paragraphs 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 4Relevant offences and fixed penalty amounts

In the following table—

“FMP” is a fixed monetary penalty;

“VMP” is a variable monetary penalty;

“EU” is an enforcement undertaking; and

“FMP amount” is the level of fixed monetary penalty specified in accordance with paragraph 3 of Schedule 1.

Provision creating offenceFMPVMPEUFMP amount
The Control of Pollution Act 1974(9)
Section 30Z(3) (failure to give notice of proposed abandonment of a mine timeously)YESYESYESLOW
The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981(10)
Section 14K(1) (failing to comply with a species control order)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 14K(2) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
Section 14K(3) (carrying out an excluded operation)YESYESYESMEDIUM
The Sludge (Use in Agriculture) Regulations 1989(11)
Regulation 9 (offences in relation to the use of sludge on agricultural land)YESYESYESMEDIUM
The Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989(12)
Section 1(1) (transporting controlled waste without registration)YESYESYESLOW
Section 5(4) (obstructing an authorised officer or constable or failing to comply with requirements in exercise of enforcement powers)YESNONOLOW
Section 6(9) (obstruction: seizure of vehicles)YESNONOLOW
Section 7(3)(a) (failure to provide information)YESYESYESLOW
Section 7(3)(b) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
The Environmental Protection Act 1990(13)
Section 33(6) (unauthorised or harmful depositing, treatment or disposal etc. of waste; breaching conditions of a waste management licence)(14)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 34(6) (failure to comply with duty of care requirements)(15)YESYESYESLOW
Section 35(7B) (waste management licences: false entry in records, and forgery of licences etc.)(16)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 38(10) or (11) (failure to comply with measures required following suspension of licence)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 44(1) (false or misleading statements)(17)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 44(2) (making false entries)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 57(5) (failure to comply with ministerial direction relating to waste acceptance etc.)YESYESYESLOW
Section 59(5) (failure to comply with notice requiring removal of waste)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 63(2) (offences in relation to depositing waste other than controlled waste)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 71(3) (failure to comply with information notice)(18)YESYESYESLOW
Section 78M(1) (failure to comply with a remediation notice)(19)YESYESYESMEDIUM
The Radioactive Substances Act 1993(20)
Section 32(1) (offences relating to registration or authorisation)(21)NOYESYES
Section 33(1) (failure to display copies of documents)YESNOYESLOW
Section 33(2) (taking down or defacing documents)YESNOYESLOW
Section 33(3) (failure to comply with requirements relating to site or disposal records)YESYESYESLOW
Section 34A(1) or (2) (offences of making false or misleading statements or false entries)(22)YESYESYESHIGH
The Environment Act 1995(23)
Section 27(3)(a) (failure to comply with information notices)(24)YESYESYESLOW
Section 27(3)(b) (false statements)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 110(1) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
Section 110(2)(a) (failure to comply with a requirement imposed under enforcement powers)(25)YESNONOLOW
Section 110(2)(b) (failure to provide facilities or assistance)YESNONOLOW
Section 110(2)(c) (preventing answers)YESNONOLOW
Section 110(3) (pretending to be an authorised person)YESNONOLOW
The Special Waste Regulations 1996(26)
Regulation 18(1) (failure to comply with regulations) insofar as it relates to—
(a)

a failure to comply with regulation 17 or 17A of those Regulations;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(b)

a failure to comply with any other obligation or requirement.

YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 18(3) (false or misleading statements)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 18(4) (false entries in records)YESYESYESHIGH
The Environmental Protection (Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and other Dangerous Substances) (Scotland) Regulations 2000(27)
Regulation 13(1) (holding contaminated equipment without registration)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 13(2) (offences relating to holding, disposing and decontaminating of equipment)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 13(3) (failure to comply with labelling requirements)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 13(4)(a) (false or misleading registration information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 13(4)(b) (failure to provide inventories information)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 13(4)(c) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
The Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003(28)
Section 13(2) (failure to maintain records, gather information, or make returns etc.)YESYESYESLOW
Section 13(4)(a) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
Section 13(4)(b) (failure to comply with investigatory powers conferred under section 13(3))(29)YESNONOLOW
The Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003(30)
Section 18(9)(a) (failure to comply with information notice etc.)YESYESYESLOW
Section 18(9)(b) (altering, supressing or destroying documents)YESYESYESHIGH
The Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003(31)
Regulation 19(1) (landfill operator breaching certain prohibitions, criteria and requirements)YESYESNOMEDIUM
The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations 2003(32)
Regulation 11 insofar as it relates to a failure to comply with requirements under—
regulation 2(1), 2(2), 3(1) or 6 of those Regulations;YESYESYESMEDIUM
regulation 10 of those RegulationsYESYESYESLOW
The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007(33)
Regulation 40(1)(a) (breaching the producer registration obligation)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 40(1)(b) (breaching producer recovery and recycling obligations)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 40(1)(c) (breaching the certifying obligation)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 40(3) (breaching operator recovery and recycling obligations)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 40(4) (contravening requirements or conditions of accreditation)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 40(5) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 40(6) (failure to comply with notice requirements)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 40(7) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 40(8)(a) (holding companies; failure to comply with recovery and recycling obligations)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 40(8)(b) (holding companies; failure to furnish a certificate of compliance)YESYESYESLOW
The Environmental Liability (Scotland) Regulations 2009(34)
Regulation 10(6) (failure by operator to take preventive measures, etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 11(7) (failure by operator to identify potential remedial measures, etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 12(5) (failure by operator to take remedial action, etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 18(4) (failure to provide required information)YESYESYESLOW
The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009(35)
Regulation 89(1)(a)(i) to (xx) (producer failing to comply with requirements etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 89(1)(a)(xxi) (failure to declare battery producer registration number)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 89(1)(b) (false or misleading information), insofar as it relates to information furnished under regulation 11 (information provided to operators of battery compliance schemes), 27 (application by a small producer to register) or 29 (notification of changes to registration details)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 89(1)(c) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 89(1)(d) (false or misleading information) insofar as it relates to reports furnished under regulation 13 (reporting: portable batteries placed on the market by a small producer) or 16(5) or (6) (reporting: portable batteries)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 89(2)(a)(scheme operator failing to comply with requirements etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 89(2)(b) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 89(2)(c) (false or misleading declaration of compliance by scheme operator)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 89(4)(a) (approved battery treatment operator failing to comply with requirements etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 89(4)(b) (false or misleading report by approved battery treatment operator)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 89(6)(a) (disposing of waste automotive and industrial batteries in landfill or by incineration)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 89(6)(b) (failure to comply with requirement for approval of battery treatment operators and exporters)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 89(6)(c) (disclosing information in contravention of regulation 82) insofar as the information disclosed under or by virtue of regulation 82(1) was disclosed by SEPAYESYESYESLOW
Regulation 89(6)(d) (failure to comply with an enforcement notice) insofar as enforcement notice was served by SEPAYESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 89(6)(e) (failure to comply with a requirement; powers of entry and inspection) insofar as the requirement was imposed by an enforcement officer authorised by SEPAYESNONOLOW
Regulation 89(6)(f) (obstruction) insofar as the enforcement officer was authorised by SEPAYESNONOLOW
Regulation 89(6)(g) (failure to provide assistance or information) insofar as the requirement was imposed by an enforcement officer authorised by SEPAYESNONOLOW
Regulation 89(6)(h) (failure to produce records or information) insofar as the requirement to produce a record or information was imposed by an enforcement officer authorised by SEPAYESYESYESLOW
Regulation 89(6)(i) (false or misleading information to an enforcement officer) insofar as the information was provided to an enforcement officer authorised by SEPAYESYESYESHIGH
The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009(36)
Section 47(1)(a) (failure to provide information or documents required by notice)YESYESYESLOW
Section 47(1)(b) (disposal, altering etc. of documents)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 80(5) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
The Waste Information (Scotland) Regulations 2010(37)
Regulation 6(1)(a) (offences related to waste information requests)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 6(1)(b) (false or misleading statements)YESYESYESHIGH
The Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011(38)
Section 5(2) (failure to comply: duty of multiple reservoir managers to co-operate)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 17(1) or (2) (failure to comply with registration requirements)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 42(1)(a) (failure to give notice of proposed construction or alteration works), in so far as—
(a)

it relates to a controlled reservoir subject to alteration, where—

(i)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir(39);

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(ii)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESLOW
(b)

it relates to a controlled reservoir being constructed.

YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 42(1)(b) (failure to appoint a construction engineer), in so far as—
(a)

it relates to a controlled reservoir subject to alteration, where—

(i)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(ii)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESLOW
(b)

it relates to a controlled reservoir being constructed.

YESYESYESHIGH
Section 42(1)(c) (failure to notify SEPA of the appointment of construction engineer), in so far as—
(a)

it relates to a controlled reservoir subject to alteration, where—

(i)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(ii)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESLOW
(b)

it relates to a controlled reservoir being constructed.

YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 42(1)(d) (failure to comply with direction as to the taking of safety measures in safety report)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 42(1)(e) (failure to comply with preliminary certificate or final certificate), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESHIGH
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 52(1)(a) (failure to appoint inspecting engineer and carry out required inspections)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 52(1)(b) (failure to notify SEPA of appointment of inspecting engineer)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 52(1)(c) (failure to comply with direction as to the taking of measures in inspection report)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 52(1)(d) (failure to appoint supervising engineer)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 52(1)(e) (failure to notify SEPA of appointment of supervising engineer)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 52(1)(f) (failure to comply with direction of supervising engineer as to carrying out of visual inspection), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESHIGH
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESMEDIUM
Section 52(1)(g) (failure to comply with notice of identification of something which might affect the safety of the reservoir)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 52(1)(h) (failure to keep record of water levels etc.), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESLOW
Section 52(2) (failure to give inspection engineer copy of final certificate and latest inspection report), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESLOW
Section 58(1)(a) (failure to maintain records etc.), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESLOW
Section 58(1)(b) (failure to display emergency response information), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESLOW
Section 66(1) (failure to comply with a notice regarding appointment of engineer or to notify appointment)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 70(1) (failure to comply with enforcement notice)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 94(1) (obstruction or preventing access to land)YESNONOLOW
Section 99(1) (failure to provide reasonable facilities to engineers or information or assistance to SEPA)YESYESNOMEDIUM
Section 99(2) (altering, suppressing or destroying documents)YESYESYESHIGH
Section 103(4) (failure to provide notice of revocation of appointment or resignation of engineer), where—
(a)

the reservoir is a high-risk reservoir;

YESYESYESHIGH
(b)

the reservoir is a not a high-risk reservoir.

YESYESYESMEDIUM
The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011(40)
Regulation 44(1)(a) (breaching prohibition on unauthorised controlled activity)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 44(1)(b) (failure to comply with a general binding rule)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 44(1)(c) (failure to comply with a registration)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 44(1)(d) (failure to comply with a water use licence)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 44(1)(e) to (i) (enforcement powers, obstruction, etc.)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 44(1)(j) (failure to comply with an enforcement notice)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 44(1)(k) (failure to comply with an information notice)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 44(1)(l) to (n) (false or misleading statements, false entries and forged documents etc.)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 44(1)(o) (causing or permitting the committing of an offence), where the person caused or permitted a person to commit an offence—
(a)

under regulation 44(1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (j);

YESYESYESMEDIUM
(b)

under regulation 44(1)(e), (f), (g), (h) or (i);

YESNONOLOW
(c)

under regulation 44(1)(k);

YESYESYESLOW
(d)

under regulation 44(1)(l), (m) or (n)

YESYESYESHIGH
The Waste Management Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2011(41)
Regulation 19(1) (carrying on an exempt activity without registration)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 28(6) (carrying on an exempt activity in breach of the registration obligations)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 30(1) (unregistered broker or dealer etc.)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Paragraph 12(1) of Schedule 4 (unregistered collecting or transporting of waste)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Paragraph 14(4) of Schedule 4 (failure to comply with record keeping obligations)YESYESYESLOW
Paragraph 14(6) or (7) of Schedule 4 (false records)YESYESYESHIGH
The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012(42)
Regulation 67(1)(a) (contravention of permit requirements)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 67(1)(b) (failure to comply with conditions of a permit)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 67(1)(c) (failure to notify SEPA 14 days before change in operation)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 67(1)(d) (failure to comply with an enforcement notice, suspension notice or closure notice)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 67(1)(e) (failure to comply with information notice)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 67(1)(f) (failure to notify SEPA immediately of breach of permit)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 67(1)(fa) (carrying out a substantial refurbishment of an installation without authorisation)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 67(1)(g) to (i) (false or misleading information, false entries, forging documents etc.)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 67(1)(k) (failure to comply with duties on operators in Part 3 of Schedule 2)YESYESYESLOW
The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013(43)
Article 82(1) (false or misleading statements) insofar as the statement is made in purported compliance with article 45, or Parts 9 to 12 of that OrderYESYESYESHIGH
Article 82(2) (failure to comply with enforcement notice) insofar as the enforcement notice was served by SEPA or the Scottish MinistersYESYESYESMEDIUM
Article 82(4) (pretending to be an unauthorised person) insofar as pretending to be a person authorised by SEPA.YESNONOLOW
Article 82(5) (refusing access to premises) insofar as the administrator is SEPA(44).YESYESYESLOW
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013(45)
Regulation 90(1)(a) (failure to comply with producer obligations etc. under regulations 11 to 20)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 90(1)(b) or (c) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 90(2) (failure to comply with producer obligations etc. under regulations 21 to 24)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 90(3)(b) or (c) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 90(4) (failure of an operator to ensure that systems are set up to prioritise the reuse of whole appliances)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 90(6) (record keeping: distribution)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 90(7)(a) (failure of an operator of an approved treatment facility or approved exporter to comply with requirements) insofar as it relates to regulation 54(2), 66 or 67YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 90(7)(a) (failure of an operator of an approved treatment facility or approved exporter to comply with requirements) insofar as it relates to regulation 54(1) or 63YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 90(7)(b) (false or misleading information: report by operator of authorised treatment facility or approved exporter)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 90(8)(a) (miscellaneous offences) insofar as it relates to regulations 47 and 51YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 90(8)(a) (miscellaneous offences) insofar as it relates to regulation 60YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 90(8)(b) (failure to comply with an enforcement notice)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 90(8)(c) (entry and inspection powers; failure to comply)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 90(8)(d) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 90(8)(e) (failure to give assistance or information)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 90(8)(f) (failure to produce information when required)YESYESYESLOW
Regulation 90(8)(g) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 90(9) (failure to collect or transport waste electrical and electronic equipment in a way that optimises reuse and recycling)YESYESYESMEDIUM
The Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations 2015(46)
Regulation 8(1) (qualifications and supervision)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 8(2) (offences related to training)YESYESYESMEDIUM
Regulation 15(a) (preventing a person from appearing or answering questions)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 15(b) (obstruction)YESNONOLOW
Regulation 15(c) (false or misleading information)YESYESYESHIGH
Regulation 15(d) (failure to produce records)YESYESYESLOW
(1)

1995 c.46. Section 302 was amended by section 50(1) of the Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 6) (“the 2007 Act”) and amended by section 70(3) of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 13) (“the 2010 Act”).

(2)

Section 302A was added by section 50(2) of the 2007 Act and amended by section 70(4) of the 2010 Act.

(3)

Section 302B was added by section 50(2) of the 2007 Act.

(4)

Section 302ZA was added by section 51 of the 2007 Act and amended by section 70(5) of the 2010 Act.

(5)

1995 c.46. Section 302 was amended by section 50(1) of the Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 6) (“the 2007 Act”) and section 70(3) of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 13) (“the 2010 Act”).

(6)

Section 302A was added by the 2007 Act, section 50(2) and amended by the 2010 Act, section 70(4).

(7)

Section 302B was added by the 2007 Act, section 50(2).

(8)

Section 302ZA was added by the 2007 Act, section 51 and amended by the 2007 Act, section 70(5).

(9)

1974 c.40; section 30Z was inserted by the Environment Act 1995 (c.25), section 59.

(10)

1981 c.69; section 14K was inserted by the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 6), section 16.

(11)

S.I. 1989/1263, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(12)

1989 c.14; sections 5 and 6 were relevantly amended by the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43), Schedule 15, paragraph 31(2).

(13)

1990 c.43.

(14)

Section 33 was relevantly amended by S.S.I. 2009/247 and S.S.I. 2011/226.

(15)

Section 34 was relevantly amended by S.S.I. 2000/323, S.S.I. 2011/226, S.S.I. 2012/148, S.S.I. 2012/360 and S.S.I. 2005/22.

(16)

Subsection (7B) was inserted by paragraph 66(2) of Schedule 22 to the Environment Act 1995 (c.25) (“the 1995 Act”).

(17)

Section 44 was substituted by paragraph 4(1) of Schedule 19 to the 1995 Act.

(18)

Section 71 was relevantly amended by paragraph 86(1) and (2) of Schedule 22, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 24, to the 1995 Act.

(19)

Section 78M was inserted by section 57 of the Environment Act 1995 (c.25) and extended by regulation 2 of S.S.I. 2007/179 so that it has effect in relation to harm or, subject to an exception in regulation 2(2), pollution of the water environment, so far as attributable to radioactivity possessed by any substance.

(20)

1993 c.12.

(21)

Section 32(1) was amended by paragraph 11 of Schedule 15 to the Energy Act 2004 (c.20) (“the 2004 Act”).

(22)

Section 34A was inserted by paragraph 6 of Schedule 19 to the 1995 Act and was amended by paragraph 12 of Schedule 15 to the 2004 Act.

(23)

1995 c.25.

(24)

Section 27 was amended by paragraph 43(2) of schedule 3 to the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 3) (“the 2014 Act”).

(25)

Section 110 was amended by paragraph 29(6) of schedule 3 to the 2014 Act.

(26)

S.I. 1996/972, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(27)

S.S.I. 2000/95. Regulation 17A was added by S.S.I. 2005/112.

(28)

2003 c.33.

(29)

The power to make regulations under section 13(1) of the Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003 was exercised in S.S.I. 2005/157.

(30)

2003 asp 3. Section 18 is applied with modifications to as much of the Northumbria River Basin District as lies within Scotland by S.I. 2003/3245, and to as much as the Solway Tweed River Basin District as lies within Scotland by S.I. 2004/99.

(31)

S.S.I. 2003/235; regulation 19 was amended by S.S.I. 2003/343 and the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 8).

(32)

S.S.I. 2003/531. Regulation 11 was amended by S.S.I. 2006/133.

(33)

S.I. 2007/871, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(34)

S.S.I. 2009/266, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(35)

S.I. 2009/890, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(39)

Reservoirs may be designated as “high-risk reservoirs” under section 19, 21, 23 or, as the case may be, 24 of the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 9).

(40)

S.S.I. 2011/209, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(42)

S.S.I. 2012/360. Regulation 67(1)(fa) was inserted by S.S.I. 2014/267.

(43)

S.I. 2013/1119, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(44)

Regulation 9 of S.I. 2013/1119 provides for the meaning of “administrator”.

(45)

S.I. 2013/3113, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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