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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 16:59)
148   Discharges require discharge approval
(1)  A person must not cause or allow anything (including stormwater) to be discharged, whether directly or indirectly, into a water supply authority’s sewerage system otherwise than in accordance with a discharge approval.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  Subclause (1) does not apply to the discharge into a water supply authority’s sewerage system of the following substances—
(a)  kitchen, laundry, bathroom and toilet waste from residential premises, and backwash from swimming pools situated on residential premises,
(b)  bathroom and toilet waste from commercial and industrial premises,
(c)  kitchen waste from individual caravan park sites,
(d)  laundry waste from common caravan park facilities,
(e)  any substance that is exempted from the requirements of subclause (1) by the water supply authority’s approved discharge policy.
(3)  Subclause (2) does not authorise the discharge into a water supply authority’s sewerage system, otherwise than in accordance with a discharge approval, of the contents of any human waste storage facility (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993).