Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009
79H Certain Upper Hunter licence holders to pay construction levy
(1) An Upper Hunter licence holder is required to pay to the EPA a contribution towards the costs of construction of a new facility to monitor air quality under the Upper Hunter monitoring program (a construction levy).(2) However, an Upper Hunter licence holder is only required to pay a construction levy if, in the opinion of the EPA, the new facility is necessary because of the activities or works carried out by the licence holder under the licence concerned.(3) The amount of the construction levy payable by an Upper Hunter licence holder is the cost to the EPA of the construction of the new facility, including any costs associated with the construction.(4) If the new facility is necessary because of activities or works carried out by more than one Upper Hunter licence holder, the EPA is to determine the amount of the construction levy payable by each licence holder on a proportionate basis.