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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 31 March 2020 at 09:58)
Part 10 Division 2 Clause 230
230   Temporary exemptions from mandatory metering equipment condition
(1)  The mandatory metering equipment condition does not apply to the following works before the day specified below for the works—
(a)  for a work that takes or may be used to take water from a water source to which any of the following water sharing plans (as in force on 1 July 2019) apply, 1 December 2021—
(c)  for a work that takes or may be used to take water from a water source to which any of the following water sharing plans (as in force on 1 July 2019) apply, 1 December 2023—
(2)  The mandatory metering equipment condition does not apply to the following works that are or may be used to take water under a licence or entitlement under the former 1912 Act before the day specified below for the works—
(a)  for a work authorised under a licence or entitlement with a number that begins with 80, 85 or 90, 1 December 2021,
(b)  for a work authorised under a licence or entitlement with a number that begins with 40, 50, 57, 60 or 70, 1 December 2022,
(c)  for a work authorised under a licence or entitlement with a number that begins with 10, 20 or 30, 1 December 2023,
(3)  Despite subclauses (1) and (2), if a work is a pump for surface water that is 500 mm or greater or is the subject of an authority that applies to a work of that kind, the mandatory metering equipment condition applies on and from 1 December 2020.
(4)  An exemption under this clause ceases to apply to a work if—
(a)  it was a condition of an authority applying to the work, as in force on 1 April 2019, that an extraction measurement device, a flow measurement device or other metering equipment be installed in connection with the work and the device or equipment is replaced, or first installed, on or after 1 April 2019, or
(b)  it is a condition of an authority applying to the work, issued after 1 April 2019, that an extraction measurement device, a flow measurement device or other metering equipment be installed in connection with the work and the device or equipment is installed on or after 1 April 2019.
Note.
 An exemption under this clause does not prevent a person—
(a)  from having to comply with a direction given under section 326 of the Act, or
(b)  from complying with a condition relating to metering equipment imposed under a provision of the Act other than section 101A.
(5)  Despite any other provision of this clause, the mandatory metering equipment condition is required to be complied with in respect of a water supply work being used to take groundwater under an exemption specified in clause 17A of Schedule 4, subject to the following—
(a)  clause 4(3) of Schedule 8 is not required to be complied with,
(b)  the person claiming the exemption specified in clause 17A must—
(i)  record water taken using the work for which the exemption is claimed in the approved form and manner, and
(ii)  give a copy of the record to the Minister not later than 28 days after the end of the water year in which the water was taken (or by an earlier date notified by the Minister in writing to the person).