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Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 - Consultation - Commencement and Regulations

Description
ISBN9781782565291
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateApril 29, 2013

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ISBN 978 1 78256 529 1 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 14111

This document is also available in pdf format (1.3MB)
The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in MS Word format (98k)

Contents

Ministerial Foreword

1. Executive Summary

2. Purpose of consultation
2.1 Background
2.2 Scope of the 1975 Act
2.3 The 2011 Act

3. Programme of Implementation of the 2011 Act
3.1 Proposals for the period 2013/14
3.2 Proposals for the period 2014/15

4. Implementation proposals for initial tranche
4.1 Controlled Reservoirs - Capacity and definitions
4.2 Natural or artificial
4.3 Beaver dams
4.4 Determining storage ability
4.5 Calculating capacity
4.6 Natural level and surrounding land
4.7 Exemptions
4.8 Proposed clarifications to the current exemptions
4.9 Additional exemptions

5. Scottish Panels of Reservoir Engineers
5.1 Proposed panel structure and application process
5.2 Transitional arrangements
5.3 Number and purposes of panels.
5.4 Application process and fees
5.5 Appointment periods
5.6 Commencement of incident reporting

6. Consultation Arrangements
6.1 Handling your response
6.2 Next steps in the process
6.3 What happens next?
6.4 Comments and complaints

Annex 1: Respondent Information Form

Annex 2: Consultation Questionnaire

Annex 3: List of Consultees

Annex 4: Glossary

Glencorse Reservoir. Photo courtesy of Scottish Water
Glencorse Reservoir. Photo courtesy of Scottish Water