Water Act 1912 No 44
Historical version for 1 January 2001 to 19 December 2002 (accessed 22 December 2014 at 03:34) Current version

27   Regulations

(1)  The Governor may make regulations prescribing or relating to:
(a)  forms of, and of application for:
(i)  licences, group licences, authorities and permits, and
(ii)  renewal of licences, group licences, authorities and permits,
and forms of notices required or authorised under this Part,
(b)  fees payable in respect of licences, renewals of licences, authorities, renewals of authorities, permits and renewals of permits, group licences and renewals of group licences,
(c)  the prevention of the pollution of water and the obstruction or injury to or interference with works,
(c1)  a scheme for transfers between holders of licences, authorities and group licences of rights to take and use water from a water source that is not the subject of a volumetric water allocations scheme under Division 4B,
(c2)  a scheme for transfers between holders of licences, authorities and group licences of rights to store or conserve water in dams within the meaning of section 22BB,
(d)  the furnishing by holders of licences, holders of group licences, holders of permits, holders of authorities or group licence occupiers, of returns specifying the area of their irrigated land, crops watered, number of days on which irrigation is carried on, times of irrigation, and such other particulars as the Governor may consider fit,
(e)  the terms and conditions governing joint water supply schemes, including charges for water
(e1)  the prohibition or regulation of the mooring of any ship, boat, barge, punt, craft, houseboat or any other vessel whatsoever within prescribed areas in any river or lake which is a source of public water supply or of water supply for any town or village within the State of New South Wales or the State of Victoria,
(e2)  the empowering of the Ministerial Corporation or any person authorised by the Ministerial Corporation to remove or cause to be removed any ship, boat, barge, punt, craft, houseboat or other vessel moored in contravention of the regulations,
(e3)  matters giving effect to the provisions of this Part relating to the purchase and sale of water allocations including, in the case of purchases by tender, matters relating to the submission, and the acceptance or rejection, of a tender, and
(f)  the imposition of a penalty for any breach of the regulations:
(i)  where the breach is committed by a corporation—not exceeding 200 penalty units and, in the case of a continuing breach, the imposition of a further penalty not exceeding 20 penalty units for each day the breach continues, or
(ii)  where the breach is committed by any other person—not exceeding 100 penalty units and, in the case of a continuing breach, the imposition of a further penalty not exceeding 10 penalty units for each day the breach continues,
(g)  (Repealed)
and generally for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this Part and providing for the procedure thereunder.
(1A)  A provision of a regulation may:
(a)  apply generally or be limited in its application by reference to specified exceptions or factors,
(b)  apply differently according to different factors of a specified kind, or
(c)  authorise any matter or thing to be from time to time determined, applied or regulated by a specified person or body,
or may do any combination of those things.
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