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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 27 – Panels of Engineers

46.Engineers play an important role in the system of supervision, inspection, certification and reporting established by the Act. Section 27 obliges the Scottish Ministers to establish one or more panels of reservoir engineers for the purposes of the Act and to appoint civil engineers who they consider fit and appropriately qualified to be members of those panels. Only engineers who are members of the appropriate panel may be appointed as engineers under the Act.

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