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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 05:58)
48 Exemptions relating to ring embankments around dwelling houses or certain farm infrastructure
A person is exempt from section 91D(1) of the Act if—(a) the person constructs or uses on the person’s land a flood work consisting of—(i) one or more ring embankments that enclose a dwelling house, shed or storage silo, or(ii) one or more partial ring embankments that, together with the slope of land, enclose a dwelling house, shed or storage silo, and(b) the area (or total area) enclosed does not exceed 2 hectares or 10% of the area of the person’s land, whichever is the lesser, and(c) the work is not situated in or on a place that is located within a designated high risk flood area.