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Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009
Current version for 1 September 2019 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 16:02)
Chapter 5A Part 2 Clause 79M
79M   Definitions
(1)  In this Part—
annual levy means the levy payable each levy period by each licence holder under this Part.
general program costs means all costs incurred by the EPA in respect of the monitoring program (other than the costs of monitoring oxides of nitrogen, sulphur dioxide or particulate matter), including the following—
(a)  costs set out in section 295Z (4) of the Act,
(b)  costs associated with purchasing, constructing, maintaining and updating equipment, facilities and infrastructure,
(c)  costs associated with the use of equipment, facilities and infrastructure,
(d)  costs associated with the administration of the program, including the costs associated with reporting on the program and any advisory committees established to advise the EPA in relation to the program.
levy period means the period of 12 months commencing on 1 July in each year.
licence holder means a person who holds a licence that authorises a scheduled activity to be carried out at premises in Newcastle.
licence holder’s emissions means the total emissions from all premises within Newcastle to which the holder’s licence relates as determined by the EPA.
monitoring program means the environmental monitoring program operated by or on behalf of the EPA that monitors air quality in Newcastle and is known as the Newcastle Local Air Quality Monitoring Network, and includes any changes made by the EPA to that program from time to time.
Newcastle means the Newcastle local government area and includes the Subject Land (including the Deferred Matter) as shown on State Environmental Planning Policy (Three Ports) 2013 Land Application Map Sheet LAP_003.
particulate matter means particulate matter measuring less than 10 micrometres.
total LGA emissions means the total emissions under licences from premises within Newcastle as determined by the EPA.
(2)  Emissions under this Part are to be calculated in kilograms.