Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
237 Obligations of duly qualified persons
(1) A duly qualified person who certifies the design of metering equipment for an open channel for the purposes of clause 2(3) of Schedule 8 must give a certificate, in the approved form and manner, to the person who obtained the certification.(2) A duly qualified person who validates metering equipment in accordance with clause 7 of Schedule 8 must give the person for whom the validation is done a certificate, in the approved form and manner—(a) confirming that the metering equipment complies or does not comply with the matters required to be checked in accordance with AS 4747, and(b) if matters checked do not comply with AS 4747, specifying the reasons why the equipment does not comply and the modifications that are required for compliance or that the equipment cannot be modified to enable compliance.(3) A duly qualified person who checks metering equipment for accuracy under clause 9 of Schedule 8 must give the person for whom the check is done a certificate, in the approved form and manner, certifying whether or not the maximum permissible error of the metering equipment does or does not exceed plus or minus 5% in the field.(3A) The certificate referred to in subclauses (1)–(3) must be given to the relevant person within 7 days after the certification, validation or checking, as applicable, occurs.(4) A duly qualified person who installs metering equipment or who carries out other work on metering equipment must notify the Minister in the approved form and manner if the person knows or reasonably suspects that the equipment has been tampered with.(4A) The notification referred to in subclause (4) must be given to the Minister within 7 days after the duly qualified person becoming aware of, or forming the suspicion about, the tampering of the equipment.(5) A duly qualified person must not fail to comply with this clause.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(6) For the purposes of this clause, a duly qualified person, in relation to work carried out by a person referred to in clause 236(15), is a reference to the duly qualified person who supervised the activity.