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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 07:35)
Part 9 Division 6 Subdivision 3
Subdivision 3 Rural portions of special areas
174   Application of Subdivision
This Subdivision applies to the rural portion of the Stephens Creek, Umberumberka Creek and Yancowinna Creek Special Areas.
175   Destruction or removal of timber
(1)  A person must not, without the consent of Essential Energy, destroy, cut, damage or remove any tree or shrub in the rural portion of a special area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  This clause does not apply to land that is privately owned, nor does it affect the rights conferred on the holder of a licence granted under the Forestry Act 2012.
176   Waste and pollutants
(1)  A person must not bring into the rural portion of a special area, or use or leave in the rural portion of a special area, any waste or pollutant.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  In this clause—
pollutant means anything that causes pollution within the meaning of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.
waste has the same meaning as it has in the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.
177   Erection and alteration of buildings and structures
A person must not—
(a)  erect any building or structure, or
(b)  carry out any work, or
(c)  alter or extend any existing building, structure or work,
in the rural portion of a special area without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
178   Pesticides and pest control
(1)  A person must not—
(a)  bring into, or use or keep in, the rural portion of a special area any pesticide, herbicide or other toxic material, or
(b)  take steps to control or eradicate by the use of pesticides, herbicides or other toxic materials any feral animal, animal pest or weed in the rural portion of a special area, without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  In this clause—
herbicide means any substance that is capable of destroying plants or preventing the spread of plants.
pesticide has the same meaning as it has in the Pesticides Act 1999.