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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 17:17)
37   Exemptions relating only to construction of water supply works
(1)  A person is exempt from section 91B(1) of the Act in relation to the construction of any of the following water supply works—
(a)  a water supply work constructed for the purpose of prospecting or fossicking for minerals or petroleum under the Mining Act 1992 or the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991 and for no other purpose,
(b)  the construction of a water pipe for use solely for conveying water from one place to another,
(c)  the construction of a water reticulation work on land the subject of a water use approval.
(2)  Subclause (1) does not apply to a water supply work constructed on any of the following land—
(a)  land within an area declared to be an area of outstanding biodiversity value under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016,
(b)  land within an area declared to be critical habitat under Division 3 of Part 7A of the Fisheries Management Act 1994,
(c)  land that is a heritage conservation area within the meaning of an environmental planning instrument that applies to the land under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979,
(d)  land that is an Aboriginal place within the meaning of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974,
(e)  land that is reserved for any purpose under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974,
(f)  land the subject of a conservation agreement in force under section 69B of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974,
(g)  land the subject of a property vegetation plan under Part 4 of the Native Vegetation Act 2003 (as continued in force under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016),
(h)  land within a State forest within the meaning of the Forestry Act 2012 (other than land in any part of a State forest that is a plantation within the meaning of that Act),
(i)  land within a coastal wetlands and littoral rainforests area (within the meaning of the Coastal Management Act 2016),
(j)  waterfront land (other than waterfront land relating to a minor stream).