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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 18:10)
Part 5 Division 4 Clause 62
62   Persons entitled to vote in election of members of a private water trust
(1)  A person is entitled to vote in an election of members of a private water trust if the person is the owner of land within the water supply district of the trust.
(2)  At an election of members of a private water trust placed in charge of irrigation works, or works for the prevention of floods or the control of floodwaters within the Murray Basin—
(a)  the owner of an area of land not exceeding 20 hectares is entitled to one vote, and
(b)  the owner of an area of land exceeding 20 hectares, but not exceeding 120 hectares, is entitled to 2 votes, and
(c)  the owner of an area of land exceeding 120 hectares is entitled to 3 votes.
(3)  At an election of members of a private water trust in charge of water supplies for domestic and stock purposes—
(a)  the owner of an area of land not exceeding 800 hectares is entitled to one vote, and
(b)  the owner of an area of land exceeding 800 hectares, but not exceeding 4,000 hectares, is entitled to 2 votes, and
(c)  the owner of an area of land exceeding 4,000 hectares is entitled to 3 votes.
(4)  A person who is entitled to vote under this clause may by instrument in writing authorise the trustees to place on the roll of voters the name of some other person instead of the person’s own name. In such a case, the name of the other person is to be placed on the roll instead of the name of the person.
(5)  For the purposes of this clause, a person whose name is on the roll pursuant to an authority of the owner of a property is to be taken to be the owner of the area of land included in the property.