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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 07:11)
147   Discharge policies
(1)  A water supply authority may apply to the Minister for approval of a policy with respect to the discharge of substances into its sewerage system.
(2)  The Minister may approve a policy in the form in which it has been submitted for approval, may approve the policy with specified modifications or may refuse to approve the policy.
(3)  A policy is not to be approved under this clause unless it contains provisions with respect to each of the following matters—
(a)  the classification of different categories of substances, including—
(i)  categories of exempt substances for which no discharge approval is required, and
(ii)  categories of prohibited substances for which no discharge approval is to be granted,
(b)  the procedures to be followed by a water supply authority in dealing with an application for a discharge approval, including the matters to be taken into consideration by the water supply authority when dealing with such an application,
(c)  the conditions to be met in relation to discharge approvals, including (in particular) conditions as to the concentration limits of substances to be discharged,
(d)  the charging methods to be applied with respect to discharges,
(e)  such other matters as the Minister may determine.
(4)  A water supply authority must not issue a discharge approval under this Subdivision otherwise than in accordance with a discharge policy approved under this clause.