Water Management Act 2000 No 92
110 Temporary embargo
(1) The Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, declare an
embargo on the making of applications for approvals with respect to any water
(1A) Such an order may apply to the whole of a water management area or
to any specified part of a water management area, and to approvals generally
or to any specified type or kind of approvals.
(2) An order under this section may relate to all applications, to
applications of a specified kind or to all applications other than
applications of a specified kind.
(3) As soon as practicable after an order under this section is
published in the Gazette, notice of the order must be published in an
(4) An order under this section takes effect at the beginning of the
date on which it is published in the Gazette and, unless sooner revoked,
expires at the end of 2 years after that date.