80. A safety review, the scope of which complies with Division IV of Chapter III, conducted less than 5 years before the coming into force of the Act, may be substituted for the first safety review referred to in section 78 if the attendant report is sent to the Minister within 2 years of the coming into force of the Act and an outline of the remedial measures to be implemented, in addition to the documents listed in section 81, is submitted with the report. The outline must indicate the remedial measures that have been implemented and specify the implementation schedule for the measures to be carried out.
A new safety review as described in the first paragraph must be conducted, and the attendant study updated, 10 years after the coming into force of the Act. Thereafter, a new dam safety review must be conducted and the attendant study updated in accordance with section 51.