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Country profileUnited Kingdom (Scotland): Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (S.S.I. No. 43 of 2016).

Date of text: 26 January 2016.
Type of text: Regulation

Available web site: www.opsi.gov.uk
Full text available (English): uk151565.pdf

  • Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 (2011 Asp 9). - 12 April 2011
  • [LEX-FAOC116702]

  • Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (S.S.I. No. 90 of 2015). - 26 February 2015
  • [LEX-FAOC142270]
    (Comments: Other repeals are set out in Schedule 19.)

    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.

    Descriptors (Water): inland waters; waterworks; flood; data collection/reporting; access-to-information; registration; water conservation zone; certification

    FAOLEX No: LEX-FAOC151565