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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 82 – Further enforcement measures

117.Subsection (1) enables the Scottish Ministers to make provisions in an order in relation to offences under this Part regarding the imposition of any further enforcement measures in the event of non-compliance. Further enforcement measures may include variable monetary penalties (which will be punitive), restraint notices (which may require a reservoir manager to take steps to avoid recurrence of an offence), and restoration notices (which may require reservoir managers to take restorative action to rectify the consequences of an offence). Subsection (2) requires the Scottish Ministers to consult with relevant organisations and other bodies it considers appropriate before making an order under this section. Subsection (3) specifies the conditions which further enforcement measures may be taken. Subsection (4) and (5) define what is meant by further enforcement measures.

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