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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 78 – Stop Notices: content and procedure

This section provides that regulations made under section 77(1) must secure the results in subsection (2) as to the content and procedure in relation to stop notices. Subsection (3) specifies what information must be provided in any stop notice. Subsection (4) and (5) specify circumstances in which the reservoir manager is entitled to appeal to the Water Appeals Commission against a stop notice and a completion certificate respectively as well as a power securing that the Commission may confirm, quash or vary the Department’s decision to issue a stop notice. .

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