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Consultation on the draft Reservoirs(Scotland)Amendment Regulations 2016 and the Reservoirs (Enforcement etc.)Order 2016

Consultation on the draft Reservoirs(Scotland)Amendment Regulations 2016 and the Reservoirs (Enforcement etc.)Order 2016

Monday, September 28, 2015

ISBN: 9781785446887

This consultation seeks comments on the draft Reservoirs(Scotland)Amendment Regulations 2016 and the Reservoirs(Enforcement etc.)(Scotland)Order 2016.

Executive Summary

This consultation seeks comments on the draft Reservoirs (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016 (“the draft Regulations”) and the Reservoirs (Enforcement etc.) (Scotland) Order 2016 (“the draft Order”).

The draft Regulations amend the Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2015 to make provision in relation to: the form and content of reports and certificates issued by reservoir engineers; the information which must be recorded by reservoir managers and the form of such records; and procedures in relation to dispute referrals.

The draft Order confers additional powers on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to enable it to enforce the requirements of the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 and makes connected provisions.