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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 79 – Stop notices: compensation

This section provides that regulations made under section 77(1) must make provision for financial compensation to be paid to a reservoir manager for loss suffered as a result of the serving of a stop notice. Regulations must specify the circumstances in which compensation must be paid and a right of appeal as to the Department’s decision not to pay compensation and the amount of compensation to the Water Appeals Commission as well as a power securing that the Commission may confirm, quash or vary the Department’s decision. .

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