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Contents (2000 - 92)
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Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 22 September 2019 at 19:30)
Chapter 2 Part 3 Division 6
Division 6 Controlled activities and aquifer interference activities
31   Application of Division
(1)  This Division applies to the provisions of a management plan to the extent to which they deal with controlled activities and aquifer interference activities.
(2)  The controlled activity and aquifer interference activity provisions of a management plan may apply to the whole or any part of a water management area.
32   Core provisions
The controlled activity and aquifer interference activity planning provisions of a management plan for a water management area must deal with the following matters:
(a)  identification of the nature of any controlled activities or aquifer interference causing impacts, including cumulative impacts, on water sources or their dependent ecosystems, and the extent of those impacts,
(b)  specification of controlled activities or aquifer interferences which are to require controlled activity approvals or aquifer interference approvals in the area.
33   Additional provisions
The controlled activity and aquifer interference activity provisions of a management plan for a water management area may also deal with the following matters:
(a)  the undertaking of work for the purpose of restoring or rehabilitating a water source or its dependent ecosystems,
(b)  protecting, restoring or rehabilitating the habitats or pathways of animals and plants,
(c)  specific controls on activities causing unacceptable impacts,
(d)  the preservation and enhancement of the quality of water in the water sources in the area affected by controlled activities or aquifer interference,
(e)  other measures to give effect to the water management principles and the objects of this Act,
(f)  such other matters as are prescribed by the regulations.