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Reservoirs Act 1975

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Operation of Act, and administration

    1. 1.Ambit of Act, and interpretation

    2. 2.Registration of large raised reservoirs, and enforcement of Act, by local authorities

    3. 3.Reports by local authorities to, and supervisory powers of, Secretary of State

    4. 4.Qualification of engineers

    5. 5.Power to prescribe by regulations

  3. New, enlarged and restored reservoirs

    1. 6.Construction or enlargement of reservoirs

    2. 7.Certficates of construction engineers

    3. 8.Powers of enforcement authority in event of non-compliance with requirements as to construction or enlargement of reservoirs

    4. 9.Re-use of abandoned reservoirs

  4. Inspections

    1. 10.Periodical inspection of large raised reservoirs

  5. Monitoring and supervision

    1. 11.Recording of water levels etc.

    2. 12.Supervision of large raised reservoirs

  6. Discontinuance or abandonment

    1. 13.Discontinuance of large raised reservoirs

    2. 14.Abandonment of large raised reservoirs

  7. Additional powers of enforcement authority

    1. 15.Reserve powers

    2. 16.Emergency powers

    3. 17.Powers of entry

    4. 18.Compensation to third parties for damage or disturbance

  8. Supplementary

    1. 19.Reference of disputed recommendations to referee

    2. 20.General provisions as to reports, certificates etc. of engineers

    3. 21.Duty of undertakers to furnish information

    4. 22.Criminal liability of undertakers and their employees

  9. Transitional and temporary provisions

    1. 23.Continuity with previous Act

    2. 24.Notification to local authorities of existing reservoirs

    3. 25.Reservoirs in course of construction or alteration, or newly constructed or altered

    4. 26.Reservoirs constructed before commencement of previous Act

    5. 27.Large raised reservoirs not within previous Act

  10. Repeal, commencement etc.

    1. 28.Repeal

    2. 29.Commencement

    3. 30.Short title and extent

  11. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Index of General Definitions

    2. Schedule 2

      Liability for Damage and Injury

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