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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 15 – Registration: supplementary

29.Section 15(1) and (2) require reservoir managers to notify SEPA within 28 days of any change in the reservoir manager of a controlled reservoir and the date of that change. Where SEPA has been informed of a change in management of a reservoir under subsection (1) or (2), subsection (3) requires SEPA, as soon as reasonably practicable, to inform the new reservoir manager of the duties incumbent upon them under the Act. Subsection (4) enables the Scottish Ministers to make regulations requiring SEPA to prepare and publish guidance on registration and to consult the Institution of Civil Engineers before preparing such guidance.

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