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Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 22 September 2019 at 19:24)
Chapter 9 Section 398
398   Exclusion of Crown liability
(1)  Neither the Crown nor any other person is subject to any action, liability, claim or demand arising:
(a)  from the unavailability of water, or
(b)  from any failure in the quantity or quality of water,
as a consequence of anything done or omitted to be done in good faith by the Minister, by a prescribed authority or by any person acting on behalf of the Minister or a prescribed authority, in the exercise of any functions under this Act or the Water NSW Act 2014.
(2)  Neither the Crown nor any other person is subject to any action, liability, claim or demand arising as a consequence of:
(a)  the use in good faith of any water management work, or
(b)  the release in good faith of water from any water management work,
by the Minister, by a prescribed authority or by any person acting on behalf of the Minister or a prescribed authority, in the exercise of any functions under this Act or the Water NSW Act 2014.
(3)  In this section, prescribed authority means:
(a)  the Ministerial Corporation, or
(b)  a water supply authority, or
(c)  Water NSW.