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Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 1 November 2019 to date (accessed 25 February 2020 at 12:19)
326A Compliance audits
(1) The Minister may, by order in writing served on the holder of an access licence or an approval, direct the holder to undertake a compliance audit to the satisfaction of the Minister.(2) The direction may require the audit to be undertaken by either or both the holder or a compliance auditor and may require compliance audits to be undertaken at intervals specified by the direction.(3) A compliance audit is an evaluation of the activities of the holder in relation to the taking of water and other activities regulated under this Act to provide information to the holder and to the persons administering this Act on compliance with legal requirements under this Act relating to those activities.(4) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the following matters—(a) the payment of the costs of compliance audits by holders,(b) requirements for the form and content of compliance audits,(c) certification of compliance audits,(d) persons who are qualified to undertake compliance audits.