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Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009
Current version for 1 September 2019 to date (accessed 21 September 2019 at 23:46)
4   Definitions
In this Part and Schedule 1—
actual load, in relation to an assessable pollutant, means the actual load of the pollutant determined in accordance with clause 15 (1) and (2).
administrative fee, in relation to a licence, means the administrative fee determined in accordance with Division 2, that is payable as part of the annual fee for the licence.
administrative fee unit means the administrative fee unit for a licence period determined in accordance with clause 9.
agreed load, in relation to an assessable pollutant means the load specified under a load reduction agreement as the maximum load that will be discharged during the final licence fee period for the licence that is covered by the agreement.
air pollutant means a pollutant specified as an air pollutant in a Table in Part 2 of Schedule 2.
assessable pollutant means an air pollutant or water pollutant specified in relation to an activity in Schedule 1.
environmental management calculation protocol—see clause 10A.
licence fee period—see clause 5.
load, in relation to an assessable pollutant, means the mass or quantity of the pollutant.
load-based fee, in relation to a licence, means the load-based fee, determined in accordance with Division 3, that is payable as part of the annual fee for the licence.
load calculation protocol means a protocol to be applied in the calculation of load-based fees, as in force under clause 21.
load reduction agreement means an agreement, entered into under Division 4, in which a licence holder agrees that the reported load of an assessable pollutant discharged in the course of carrying out an activity to which the licence applies will not exceed a specified load during the final licence fee period for the licence that is covered by the agreement.
Step, in relation to the calculation of a load-based fee, means a step set out in clause 16.
summer period, in relation to a licence fee period for a licence, means all the days during the licence fee period that occur during the months of December, January and February.
Sydney basin area means the local government areas of Ashfield, Auburn, Bankstown City, Blacktown City, Botany Bay City, Burwood, Camden, Campbelltown City, Canada Bay, Canterbury City, Fairfield City, Hawkesbury City, Holroyd City, Hornsby, Hunter’s Hill, Hurstville City, Kogarah, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Leichhardt, Liverpool City, Manly, Marrickville, Mosman, North Sydney, Parramatta City, Penrith City, Pittwater, Randwick City, Rockdale City, Ryde City, Strathfield, Sutherland Shire, City of Sydney, The Hills Shire, Warringah, Waverley, Willoughby City and Woollahra.
water pollutant means a pollutant specified as a water pollutant in a Table in Part 2 of Schedule 2.
weighted load, of an assessable pollutant is the actual load of the pollutant, adjusted in accordance with an applicable load calculation protocol.