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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 17:12)
Part 9 Division 6 Subdivision 4
Subdivision 4 Restricted portions of special areas
179   Application of Subdivision
This Subdivision applies to the restricted portion of the Stephens Creek and Umberumberka Creek Special Areas.
180   Entry
A person must not enter or remain in the restricted portion of a special area without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.
181   Fishing
A person must not fish in any waters in the restricted portion of a special area without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.
182   Fees and charges
(1)  Essential Energy may from time to time determine the fees and charges payable in respect of the entry of persons and vehicles into the restricted portion of a special area, either for tours or for recreational purposes.
(2)  An authorised officer may refuse to allow a person to enter the restricted portion of a special area if the person fails to pay any such fee or charge.
183   Prohibited conduct
A person must not—
(a)  destroy, capture, injure or annoy an animal in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(b)  interfere with an animal, or interfere with the habitat of an animal, in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(c)  bury a human or animal body in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(d)  swim or wash in any waters in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(e)  cause any animal, animal matter, plant or plant matter to enter or remain in any waters in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(f)  drive, row, sail or paddle any boat or other waterborne craft on any waters in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(g)  remove or damage a plant, shrub or tree growing in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(h)  drive or ride a vehicle or ride or lead an animal into or on the restricted portion of a special area, or
(i)  bring into or have in the person’s possession in the restricted portion of a special area a firearm, imitation firearm or prohibited weapon (within the meaning of the Firearms Act 1996 or the Weapons Prohibition Act 1998) unless the person is a police officer on duty, or
(j)  land an aircraft (including an ultra-light aircraft, hang-glider or balloon) on the restricted portion of a special area, or
(k)  sell or offer for sale any goods on or by any public road in the restricted portion of a special area,
without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.
184   Gates not to be opened
A person must not—
(a)  remove anything that bars entry to public land in the restricted portion of a special area, or
(b)  open any gate to any public land in the restricted portion of a special area,
without the consent of Essential Energy.
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.
185   Camping and picnicking
(1)  Essential Energy may reserve any portion of public land in the restricted portion of a special area for camping or picnicking by means of signs displayed on or adjacent to the portion.
(2)  Essential Energy may impose conditions, including conditions requiring the payment of fees, subject to which a reserved portion of land may be used for camping or picnicking.
(3)  A person must not camp or picnic on public land in the restricted portion of a special area otherwise than—
(a)  in a place reserved for that purpose, and
(b)  in accordance with any conditions subject to which that place may be so used.
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.
(4)  In this clause, camp means reside temporarily, whether or not in a tent, caravan, cabin or other structure.
186   Fires
A person must not—
(a)  light a fire in the restricted portion of a special area otherwise than in a fireplace approved by Essential Energy, or
(b)  do anything in the restricted portion of a special area that may cause fire to spread beyond such a fireplace.
Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.