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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 07:23)
Part 10 Division 5 Clause 244A
244A   Mandatory condition relating to reporting where no telemetry otherwise required
(1)  A condition imposed by this clause is a mandatory condition for the purposes of sections 115 and 115A(b) of the Act.
(2)  It is a condition of each authority that is the subject of a mandatory metering equipment condition that, if clause 6(2) of Schedule 8 provides that the clause does not apply to metering equipment used in conjunction with a work, the holder of the authority must report the water taken using the work to the Minister in accordance with this clause.
(3)  A report of water taken using a work must be made in the approved form and manner.
(4)  This clause does not apply in relation to the following—
(a)  a work used to take water if metering equipment that complies with clause 6 of Schedule 8 is installed, used and complies with the telemetry specifications set out in the approved data logging and telemetry specifications (within the meaning of that Schedule) so that data regarding water taken is transmitted in accordance with those specifications,
(b)  water taken from a regulated river.
(5)  This clause does not apply to an authority until the day specified as follows for the works concerned—
(a)  1 December 2021 for the following—
(i)  a work that takes or may be used to take water from a water source to which a water sharing plan described in clause 230(1)(a) applies,
(ii)  a work that is or may be used to take water under a licence or entitlement under the former 1912 Act described in clause 230(2)(a),
(b)  1 December 2022 for the following—
(i)  a work that takes or may be used to take water from a water source to which a water sharing plan described in clause 230(1)(b) applies,
(ii)  a work that is or may be used to take water under a licence or entitlement under the former 1912 Act described in clause 230(2)(b),
(c)  1 December 2023 for the following—
(i)  a work that takes or may be used to take water from a water source to which a water sharing plan described in clause 230(1)(c) applies,
(ii)  a work that is or may be used to take water under a licence or entitlement under the former 1912 Act described in clause 230(2)(c).
(6)  Despite subclause (5), this clause applies to a work that 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 on and from 1 December 2020.