Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Division 1 Inclusion of land within irrigation corporation’s area of operations
51 Applications to include land within area of operations
(1) An application under section 128 of the Act must be in the approved form.Note.Section 128(2) of the Act requires an application to identify the land to be included in an irrigation corporation’s area of operations.(2) An application under section 128 of the Act with respect to land that is more than 15% of the irrigation corporation’s existing area of operations must be advertised by the Minister by means of a notice published—(a) in a local newspaper, and(b) on the Department’s website.(3) The notice must contain the following information—(a) the name of the applicants,(b) the name of the irrigation corporation within whose area of operations the application seeks to include land,(c) the purpose of the application (that is, to seek the inclusion of the land to which the application relates within the irrigation corporation’s area of operations),(d) the area of the land to which the application relates,(e) the general location of the land (by lot and deposited plan number or by such other description as formally identifies the land),(f) the address to which, and the time by which, objections to the application should be made for the purposes of section 129 of the Act.
52 Objections to inclusion of land within area of operations
For the purposes of section 129 of the Act, an objection to the inclusion of land within an irrigation corporation’s area of operations—(a) must be in writing, and(b) must be signed or otherwise authenticated by the objector, and(c) must contain the name and address of the objector, and(d) must be lodged at, or sent by post to, the address specified in the notice, as referred to in clause 51(3)(f), or lodged electronically as provided by clause 256, within 28 days after the notice was first published, and(e) must specify the grounds of the objection.