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Reservoirs (Enforcement etc.) (Scotland) Order 2016 (S.S.I. No.161 of 2016).

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This Order confers additional powers on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency ( SEPA ) to enable it to enforce the requirements of the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011. makes provision in relation to stop notices, further enforcement measures, recovery of expenses, fixed monetary penalties, variable monetary penalties and enforcement undertakings. SEPA may impose on reservoir managers of controlled reservoirs one or more further enforcement measures (restoration of restraint notice). The Order also: makes provision for the recovery of expenses reasonably incurred by SEPA in relation to the giving of a stop notice or the imposition of further enforcement measures by means of a restoration notice or a restraint notice; and amends the Environmental Regulation (Enforcement Measures) (Scotland) Order 2015 so that, where a reservoir manager fails to comply with a stop notice, SEPA may also exercise its powers under the 2015 Order to impose fixed or variable monetary penalty, or to accept an enforcement undertaking
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