Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
161 Exemption from certain requirements
(1) A water supply authority may exempt all persons, or any specified class of persons, from any or all of the following requirements of this Subdivision—(a) the requirement to hold a plumbing permit authorising the doing of plumbing work,(b) the requirement to complete a certificate of compliance with respect to plumbing work,(c) the requirement to use only authorised plumbing fittings for plumbing work.(2) An exemption under subclause (1)(a) or (b) may relate to plumbing work generally or to any specified kind or kinds of plumbing work.(3) An exemption under subclause (1)(c) may relate to plumbing fittings generally or to any specified kind or kinds of plumbing fitting.(4) A water supply authority may vary or revoke any exemption under this clause.(5) Notice of any exemption granted under this clause, or of any variation or revocation of such an exemption, may be given in such manner as a water supply authority considers appropriate.(6) A person in respect of whom an exemption under this clause ceases to have effect by reason only of the fact that the exemption is varied or revoked is not guilty of an offence in respect of any act or omission unless it is established that he or she was aware of that fact when the act or omission occurred.(7) A person is taken to be aware that an exemption has been varied or revoked if written notice of that fact is served on the person, either personally or by post.(8) Subclause (7) does not limit any other circumstances in which a person may be taken to be aware of the fact that an exemption has been revoked or varied.