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No. 132. 08-Jul-2011
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Rights in Water and Irrigation Act 1914

Rights in Water and Irrigation Exemption (Section 26C) Order 2011

Made by the Lieutenant-Governor and Administrator in Executive Council under section 26C of the Act.

1. Citation

This order is the Rights in Water and Irrigation Exemption (Section 26C) Order 2011.

2. Commencement

This order comes into operation as follows —

(a) clauses 1 and 2 — on the day on which this order is published in the Gazette;

(b) the rest of the order — on the day after that day.

3. Term used: proclaimed area

In this order —

proclaimed area means an area proclaimed under section 26B of the Act.

4. Exemption from section 5C and 26B(3) to (6)

(1) Sections 5C and 26B(3) to (6) of the Act do not apply in relation to a non-artesian well in a proclaimed area if —

(a) the only water that can be taken from the well is from the water table aquifer; and

(b) water taken from the well is used only for one or more of the following —

(i) fire fighting;

(ii) watering cattle or other stock, other than those being raised under intensive conditions as defined in section 21(4) of the Act;

(iii) watering an area of lawn or garden that does not exceed 0.2 hectare;

(iv) other ordinary domestic uses.

(2) For the purposes of this order, all proclaimed areas are specified.

5. The Rights in Water and Irrigation Exemption (Section 26C) Order 2010 cancelled

The Rights in Water and Irrigation Exemption (Section 26C) Order 2010 is cancelled.

By Command of the Lieutenant-Governor and Administrator,

R. KENNEDY, Clerk of the Executive Council.

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