Water Act 1912 No 44
Current version for 1 January 2015 to date (accessed 2 February 2015 at 11:14)
Part 2Division 3Section 13AA

13AA   Amended licences

(1)  The holder of a licence who wishes to reduce the area authorised to be irrigated under the licence, the capacity of the work or the quantity of water which may be taken and used under the licence may apply to the Ministerial Corporation for an amended licence.
(2)  An application made under subsection (1) shall specify the proposed reduced area to be irrigated, the proposed reduced capacity of the work or the proposed reduced quantity of water to be taken and used.
(3)  On receipt of an application made under subsection (1), the Ministerial Corporation shall, without requiring payment of any fee, issue to the applicant, in substitution for the applicant’s existing licence, an amended licence for the unexpired portion of the period for which, and subject to the same terms, limitations and conditions as those subject to which, that existing licence was issued, except that the amended licence shall be in respect of the reduced area, the reduced capacity of the work or, as the case may be, the reduced quantity of water specified in the application.
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