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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 13 – Controlled reservoirs which become controlled reservoirs after the relevant date

27.This section requires new controlled reservoirs to be registered within 28 days of the first issue of a preliminary certificate. Preliminary certificates are issued under section 37 when the construction engineer overseeing the construction of the reservoir considers that the reservoir may safely be filled (either wholly or partly) with water.

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