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Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (S.S.I. No. 43 of 2016).

Country
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Waterworks Certification Water conservation zone Inland waters Data collection/reporting Access-to-information Flood Registration
Geographical area
Northern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Abstract

These Regulations make provision concerning controlled reservoirs under Part 1 of the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011. They, among other things: define artificial or partly artificial water areas; provide with respect to the calculation of the water volume that an area or structure or area is capable of releasing or holding; further define "controlled reservoirs" (as defined by the Act; provide for the registration of controlled reservoirs and the information that a reservoir manager must register with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA); provide with respect review of risk designations under section 23 of the Act and appeals to the Scottish Ministers following a review by SEPA of risk designation; provide with respect to control on construction or alteration of controlled reservoirs and relative certification; and provide for resolution of disputes by a referee appointed under section 61(1)(a) of the Act by agreement between a reservoir manager and the relevant engineer.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 (2011 Asp 9).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Waterworks, Offences/penalties, Institution, Inland waters, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Flood, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (S.S.I. No. 90 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Waterworks, Water conservation zone, Inland waters, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Flood, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX