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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 17:35)
156 Permit required for plumbing work
(1) A person must not do plumbing work otherwise than in accordance with a plumbing permit authorising the person to do the work.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(2) A person is not guilty of an offence against this clause if—(a) the work is done in an emergency—(i) to prevent waste of water, or(ii) to restore a water supply that has been shut off to prevent waste of water, or(iii) to free a choked pipe, or(iv) to prevent damage to property, and(b) the person applies for a plumbing permit for the work within 2 working days after the work is done.(3) This clause does not apply to or in respect of plumbing work done by an employee of a water supply authority.(4) A water supply authority may grant plumbing permits for the purposes of this clause in accordance with the Plumbing Code of Australia.