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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 05:55)
243 Repairs to faulty metering equipment
(1) For the purposes of section 91I(3) of the Act, a person who takes water by means of a metered work while its metering equipment is faulty must comply with this clause.(2) The person must repair the metering equipment, or cause it to be repaired, within 21 days of becoming aware that the metering equipment is faulty or within any further period permitted under this clause.(3) If the person becomes aware that the equipment cannot be repaired within that period, the person must notify the Minister in the approved form and manner and seek an extension of the period for repairs to be carried out.(4) An application for an extension must set out the reasons why the repair is not able to be carried out within the specified period and the date by which it is proposed to be repaired.(5) The Minister may, by notice in writing given to the person, extend the period for repairs by the period specified in the notice.(6) A person may make more than 1 application to extend the repair period.(7) The person must give the following information to the Minister in the approved form and manner not later than 28 days after the faulty metering equipment is repaired—(a) the date the metering equipment was repaired,(b) a description of any repairs,(c) evidence that the metering equipment has been repaired (which may include a statement from the person who repaired it),(d) the name of the person who repaired it.