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Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment of Proposals for Draft Flooding Bill
The Future of Flood Risk Management in Scotland - a Consultation document: Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report Draft
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SUMMARY OF QUESTIONS
PURPOSE OF CONSULTATION
CHAPTER 1: BACKGROUNDThe impacts of flooding Current landscape of flood risk management in Scotland General roles and responsibilities Current Legislation for the management of flood risk EC Floods Directive The planning system and the statutory process for flood prevention schemes Managing urban drainage The Pitt Report on the Floods in July/August 2007
CHAPTER 2: DEVELOPING A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENTSustainable development Sustainable flood management
CHAPTER 3: BILL PROPOSALSGeneral scope and content of Bill Legislative framework General duties and responsibilities The Competent Authority A clear and participative approach to flood risk planning Responsible Authorities Flood Risk Management Planning - a participative process Approving the plans Ensuring compliance with the Flood Risk Management Plans Managing surface water and urban drainage The planning system Flood protection measures - Simplifying the Statutory Process Simplifying Procedures Flood measures beyond the 1961 Act CAR authorisation Ensuring a Co-operative Approach Other duties under the 1961 Act Delivering Sustainable Flood Management
CHAPTER 4: RESERVOIR SAFETYPurpose of Consultation What is a Reservoir? Why a Reservoirs Act? Reason for change Proposals Reservoir Flood Plans and Inundation Maps Extension of Enforcement Powers Monitoring and Supervision Crown Application Towards a Single Enforcement Authority in Scotland What the change will deliver?
ANNEX A: SUMMARY OF CURRENT FLOODING LEGISLATION
ANNEX B: INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABLE FLOOD MANAGEMENT
ANNEX C: LIST OF CONSULTEES
ANNEX D: RESPONDENT INFORMATION FORM
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