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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 20 September 2019 at 10:37)
71Y   General
(cf former s 71K)
(1)  An application for the Minister’s consent to a general dealing, dealing on default or assignment under section 71T or 71V is to be dealt with in accordance with:
(a)  the water management principles, and
(b)  the access licence dealing principles, and
(c)  the access licence dealing rules established by any relevant management plan.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not require a dealing to be dealt with in accordance with the access licence dealing rules established by a relevant management plan to the extent to which the rules are suspended by an order in force under section 49A or 49B.
(3)  In the case of an application under section 71R:
(a)  the management plan for the water management area or water source to which the share component of the licence currently relates, and
(b)  the management plan for the water management area or water source to which the share component of the licence is intended to relate if the application is granted,
are each relevant management plans.
(4)  Except to the extent to which the regulations so provide, Division 2 does not apply to or in respect of an application under this Division.
(5)  Subject to the regulations, notice of the Minister’s determination of an application under this Division is to be given to the applicant or applicants as soon as practicable after the determination is made.
(6)  The Minister may, if the Minister thinks it appropriate, deal with 2 or more related dealings under this Act at the same time, and in the same application, as if they comprised one dealing.