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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 17 – Offences: registration

31.Section 17(1) provides that it is an offence for a reservoir manager to fail to comply with the specified registration requirements. Subsection (2) sets out that it is an offence to knowingly or recklessly give false information in relation to registration or changes of reservoir managers. Subsections (3) and (4) set out the maximum penalties for anyone found guilty of an offence under this section. Subsection (5) sets out a defence for the subsection (1) offence.

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