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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 18:03)
Part 9 Division 6 Subdivision 2
Subdivision 2 Special areas generally
169   Livestock farming
(1)  A person must not—
(a)  erect, maintain or use any building or structure in connection with the raising of cattle, sheep, pigs or poultry, or
(b)  engage in any intensive agricultural activity (such as an animal feedlot),
on land in a special area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  This clause does not apply to anything that is done in accordance with—
(a)  the consent of Essential Energy, or
(b)  a development consent in force under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
170   Sewage disposal
A person must not install, maintain or use any sewage collection, treatment or disposal system on land in a special area without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
171   Notification of waterborne infectious diseases
An owner or occupier of land in a special area who becomes aware that any person, animal or property in a special area is carrying, infected with or affected by any waterborne infectious disease must notify Essential Energy of that fact within 24 hours after first becoming so aware.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
172   Slaughtering
(1)  A person must not slaughter a beast in any manner or under any circumstances or conditions so as to pollute, or cause a reasonable risk of polluting, the water supply in a special area.
(2)  A person who slaughters a beast in a special area must immediately—
(a)  collect all blood, offal and refuse products, and
(b)  deposit all blood, offal and refuse products in a receptacle made of metal or some other non-absorbent material, and
(c)  remove all blood, offal and refuse products from the special area and dispose of them in a manner that avoids pollution of the water supply in that area.
(3)  A person who slaughters a beast in a special area must, as soon as practicable after doing so, thoroughly wash and clean the premises where the slaughter took place.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
173   Stock control
The owner or person in charge of any stock must ensure that the stock does not enter any public land in a special area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.