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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 65 – Powers of referee: referral under section 62(1)

This section enables the referee to modify the matters subject to a referral under section 62(1) (certain matters in a preliminary or final certificate). Subsection (3) requires the referee to modify the certificate if any modifications to the matters are considered appropriate. Again the referee must give the reservoir manager and the relevant engineer a referral certificate containing his or her decision, along with any modified preliminary or final certificate within 28 days of making the decision. The referee must also give a copy of the referral certificate and any modified certificate to the Department within 28 days of the decision. A preliminary or final certificate modified by a referee has effect in its modified form.

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