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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.