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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 91 – Powers of entry

126.This section creates powers for SEPA to enter land for the purposes of carrying out some of their functions under the Act. The power to enter land includes a power to enter buildings by virtue of the definition of “land” in the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010, which includes buildings and other structures. Subsection (2) lists SEPA’s activities to which this power of entry applies.

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