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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 117 – Notice to the Department of revocation of commissioning, or resignation, of engineer

Subsection (1) requires reservoir managers to notify the Department when they have revoked the commissioning of an engineer specifying the effective date of revocation. Notice of the revocation is to be given within 28 days of the revocation. An engineer commissioned by a reservoir manager may give notice of resignation to the reservoir manager specifying the effective date (subsection (2)) not later than 28 days after the resignation. The reservoir manager must give a copy of the notice to the Department within 28 days of receipt of the notice. Subsection (3) makes it an offence for a reservoir manager to fail to give the Department a notice of revocation or a copy of a resignation notice and subsection (4) sets out the maximum criminal sanctions of a reservoir manger committing an offence under this section. Subsection (5) provides a defence to a charge in the case where a reservoir manager did not receive a notice of resignation from an engineer.

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