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Flood and Water Management Act 2010

Regulatory impact assessment

339.Paragraph 41 will require the Secretary of State in relation to reservoirs in England and the Welsh Ministers in relation to reservoirs in Wales, to review, prepare and publish a report, on the burdens on undertakers of large raised reservoirs of complying with the Reservoirs Act 1975, as amended by Schedule 4.

340.The review must be carried out at the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the date on which all of the following are first brought into force in relation to all large raised reservoirs (as defined in new section A1): new section A1 (“large raised reservoir”: England and Wales); the regulations under new section 2(2C) (registration); the regulations under new section 2C(1)(b) (conditions (if any) which a large raised reservoir must satisfy in order for it not to be designated as a high-risk reservoir where section 2C(1)(a) applies); and the regulations under section 10(2), as amended (the times at which a high-risk reservoir must be inspected).

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