Water Management Act 2000 No 92
386 Investment levies on water users
(1) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the
fixing, assessing and levying of water investment contributions from persons
who hold access licences.
(2) Water investment contributions are to be fixed in relation to
specified works programs established by the Trust, and so as to yield receipts
no greater in total than the amounts budgeted by the Trust in relation to the
works program so specified.
(3) For the purposes of section 78 (1) (c), a water investment
contribution payable by the holder of a licence is taken to be a charge
payable in respect of the licence.
(4) Part 4 of Chapter 7 applies to and in respect of a water
investment contribution levied under this section in the same way as it
applies to and in respect of a rate or charge referred to in that Part and,
for that purpose, the Trust is taken to be a charging