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Water Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)

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SLI 2012 No. 68 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Water Regulations 2008 to prescribe a number of Victorian water resource plans as transitional water resource plans, prescribes variations made to the Snowy Hydro License and sets out information regarding water information that must be provided to the Bureau of Meteorology.
Administered by: Environment
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 67
Made 10 May 2012
Registered 10 May 2012
Tabled HR 21 May 2012
Tabled Senate 18 Jun 2012
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Water Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 68

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Water Act 2007.

Dated 10 May 2012

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

TONY BURKE


Contents

                        1      Name of regulation                                                          2

                        2      Commencement                                                              2

                        3      Amendment of Water Regulations 2008                            2

Schedule 1                  Amendments to commence on the day after registration 3

Schedule 2                  Amendments to commence on 5 July 2012                  14

Schedule 3                  Amendments to commence on the day notified by the Minister in the Gazette       42

 

 


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Water Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences as follows:

                 (a)     on the day after it is registered—sections 1 to 3 and Schedule 1;

                (b)     on 5 July 2012—Schedule 2;

                 (c)     on a day notified by the Minister in the Gazette for the purposes of this paragraph—Schedule 3.

3              Amendment of Water Regulations 2008

                Schedules 1, 2 and 3 amend the Water Regulations 2008.


Schedule 1        Amendments to commence on the day after registration

(section 3)

 

[1]           After Part 1A

insert

Part 2                 Management of Basin water resources

Division 2.1           Basin plan

2.01        Snowy water licence variations

         (1)   For subsection 21 (7) of the Act, the following variations of the Snowy water licence are prescribed:

                (a)    the variation issued by the Commissioner of the NSW Office of Water for the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation on 29 April 2010;

               (b)    the variation issued by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries for the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation on 4 October 2011.

Note 1   Subsection 21 (6) of the Act provides that the Basin plan must not be inconsistent with the provisions of the Snowy water licence.

Note 2   Subsection 21 (7) of the Act provides that a variation of the Snowy water licence is to be disregarded unless the variation is prescribed by the regulations.

Note 3   The variations are available at www.water.nsw.gov.au.

         (2)   In this regulation:

Snowy water licence means the licence issued under section 22 of the Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997 of New South Wales.

[2]           After Part 10A

insert

Part 11               Other transitional matters

  

11.01      Transitional water resource plans—Victoria

                For paragraph 241 (1) (b) of the Act, each plan mentioned in Schedule 4:

                (a)    is a transitional water resource plan for the water resource plan area in Victoria mentioned for the plan in the Schedule; and

               (b)    ceases to have effect on the day mentioned in the Schedule for the plan.

[3]           After Schedule 3

insert

Schedule 4        Transitional water resource plans—Victoria

(regulation 11.01)

Part 1          Definition

                In this Schedule:

all water resource plan areas means all of the following water resource plan areas:

                (a)    Broken;

               (b)    Campaspe;

                (c)    Goulburn;

               (d)    Kiewa;

                (e)    Loddon;

                (f)    Ovens;

               (g)    Victorian Murray;

               (h)    Wimmera-Mallee.

Part 2          Transitional water resource plans—Victoria

Item

Plan

Water resource plan area

Date plan ceases to have effect

1

Bulk Entitlement (Broken System - Goulburn-Murray Water) Conversion Order 2004

Broken

30 June 2019

2

Bulk Entitlement (Broken System - Snowy Environmental Reserve) Conversion Order 2006

Broken

30 June 2019

3

Bulk Entitlement (Broken System - Tungamah, Devenish & St James - North East Water) Conversion Order 2004

Broken

30 June 2019

4

Bulk Entitlement (Loombah McCall-Say) Conversion Order 2001

Broken

30 June 2019

5

Bulk Entitlement (Axedale, Goornong & Part Rochester) Conversion Order 1999

Campaspe

30 June 2019

6

Bulk Entitlement (Campaspe System - Coliban Water) Conversion Order 1999

Campaspe

30 June 2019

7

Bulk Entitlement (Campaspe System - Goulburn-Murray Water) Conversion Order 2000

Campaspe

30 June 2019

8

Bulk Entitlement (Lockington) Conversion Order 1995

Campaspe

30 June 2019

9

Bulk Entitlement (Rochester) Conversion Order 1995

Campaspe

30 June 2019

10

Bulk Entitlement (Woodend) Conversion Order 2004

Campaspe

30 June 2019

11

Spring Hill Groundwater Supply Protection Area Declaration Order 1998

Campaspe

30 June 2019

12

Spring Hill Groundwater Supply Protection Area-Groundwater Management Plan

Campaspe

30 June 2019

13

Bulk Entitlement (Alexandra) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

14

Bulk Entitlement (Bonnie Doon) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

15

Bulk Entitlement (Broadford, Kilmore & Wallan) Conversion and Augmentation Order 2003

Goulburn

30 June 2019

16

Bulk Entitlement (Buxton) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

17

Bulk Entitlement (Dookie) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

18

Bulk Entitlement (Eildon) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

19

Bulk Entitlement (Eildon - Goulburn Weir) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

20

Bulk Entitlement (Euroa System) Conversion Order 2001

Goulburn

30 June 2019

21

Bulk Entitlement (Girgarre) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

22

Bulk Entitlement (Goulburn System - Snowy Environmental Reserve) Order 2004

Goulburn

30 June 2019

23

Bulk Entitlement (Katandra West) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

24

Bulk Entitlement (Kyabram) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

25

Bulk Entitlement (Longwood) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

26

Bulk Entitlement (Mansfield) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

27

Bulk Entitlement (Marysville) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

28

Bulk Entitlement (Merrigum) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

29

Bulk Entitlement (Mooroopna) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

30

Bulk Entitlement (Murchison) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

31

Bulk Entitlement (Nagambie) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

32

Bulk Entitlement (Pyalong) Conversion Order 1997

Goulburn

30 June 2019

33

Bulk Entitlement (Rubicon-Southern Hydro Ltd) Conversion Order 1997

Goulburn

30 June 2019

34

Bulk Entitlement (Rushworth) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

35

Bulk Entitlement (Seymour) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

36

Bulk Entitlement (Shepparton) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

37

Bulk Entitlement (Stanhope) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

38

Bulk Entitlement (Tatura) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

39

Bulk Entitlement (Thornton) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

40

Bulk Entitlement (Tongala) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

41

Bulk Entitlement (Toolamba) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

42

Bulk Entitlement (Upper Delatite) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

43

Bulk Entitlement (Violet Town) Conversion Order 1997

Goulburn

30 June 2019

44

Bulk Entitlement (Woods Point) Conversion Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

45

Bulk Entitlement (Yea) Conversion Order 1997

Goulburn

30 June 2019

46

Goulburn Broken Regional River Health Strategy 2005 - 2015

Goulburn

31 December 2015

47

Shepparton Irrigation Region Groundwater Supply Protection Area Declaration Order 1995

Goulburn

30 June 2019

48

Shepparton Irrigation Region Groundwater Supply Protection Groundwater Management Plan

Goulburn

30 June 2019

49

Bulk Entitlement (Bogong Village) Conversion Order 1997

Kiewa

30 June 2019

50

Bulk Entitlement (Kiewa - Southern Hydro Ltd) Conversion Order 1997

Kiewa

30 June 2019

51

Bulk Entitlement (Kiewa - Tangambalanga) Conversion Order 2000

Kiewa

30 June 2019

52

Bulk Entitlement (Mount Beauty-Tawonga) Conversion Order 1997

Kiewa

30 June 2019

53

Bulk Entitlement (Yackandandah) Conversion Order 2001

Kiewa

30 June 2019

54

Bulk Entitlement (Boort) Conversion Order 1995

Loddon

30 June 2019

55

Bulk Entitlement (Creswick) Conversion Order 2004

Loddon

30 June 2019

56

Bulk Entitlement (Daylesford - Hepburn Springs) Conversion Order 2004

Loddon

30 June 2019

57

Bulk Entitlement (Dingee) Conversion Order 1995

Loddon

30 June 2019

58

Bulk Entitlement (Evansford-Talbot System - Part Maryborough - Central Highlands Water) Conversion Order 2006

Loddon

30 June 2019

59

Bulk Entitlement (Lexton) Conversion Order 2004

Loddon

30 June 2019

60

Bulk Entitlement (Loddon River - Environmental Reserve) Order 2005

Loddon

30 June 2019

61

Bulk Entitlement (Loddon System - Coliban Water) Conversion Order 2005

Loddon

30 June 2019

62

Bulk Entitlement (Loddon System - Goulburn-Murray Water) Conversion Order 2005

Loddon

30 June 2019

63

Bulk Entitlement (Loddon System - Part Maryborough - Central Highlands Water) Conversion Order 2005

Loddon

30 June 2019

64

Bulk Entitlement (Macorna) Conversion Order 1995

Loddon

30 June 2019

65

Bulk Entitlement (Mitiamo) Conversion Order 1995

Loddon

30 June 2019

66

Bulk Entitlement (Mysia) Conversion Order 1995

Loddon

30 June 2019

67

Bulk Entitlement (Pyramid Hill) Conversion Order 1995

Loddon

30 June 2019

68

Bulk Entitlement (Beechworth) Conversion Order 2001

Ovens

30 June 2019

69

Bulk Entitlement (Bright) Conversion Order 2000

Ovens

30 June 2019

70

Bulk Entitlement (Chiltern) Conversion Order 2000

Ovens

30 June 2019

71

Bulk Entitlement (Glenrowan) Conversion Order 1999

Ovens

30 June 2019

72

Bulk Entitlement (Harrietville) Conversion Order 1999

Ovens

30 June 2019

73

Bulk Entitlement (Myrtleford) Conversion Order 2001

Ovens

30 June 2019

74

Bulk Entitlement (Ovens System - Goulburn-Murray Water) Conversion Order 2004

Ovens

30 June 2019

75

Bulk Entitlement (Ovens System - Moyhu, Oxley & Wangaratta - North East Water) Conversion Order 2004

Ovens

30 June 2019

76

Bulk Entitlement (Porepunkah) Conversion Order 1999

Ovens

30 June 2019

77

Bulk Entitlement (Springhurst) Conversion Order 1999

Ovens

30 June 2019

78

Bulk Entitlement (Whitfield) Conversion Order 1999

Ovens

30 June 2019

79

Bulk Entitlement (Corryong) Conversion Order 2000

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

80

Bulk Entitlement (Cudgewa) Conversion Order 2000

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

81

Bulk Entitlement (Dartmouth) Conversion Order 2000

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

82

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Coliban Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

83

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - First Mildura Irrigation Trust) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

84

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Flora and Fauna) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

85

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Goulburn-Murray Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

86

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Goulburn Valley Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

87

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Lower Murray Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

88

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - North East Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

89

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Snowy Environmental Reserve) Conversion Order 2004

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

90

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Sunraysia Rural Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

91

Bulk Entitlement (River Murray - Wimmera Mallee Water) Conversion Order 1999

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

92

Bulk Entitlement (Walwa) Conversion Order 2000

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

93

Katunga Groundwater Supply Protection Area Declaration Order 1998

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

94

Katunga Groundwater Supply Protection Area - Groundwater Management Plan 2006

Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

95

Bulk Entitlement (Amphitheatre) Conversion Order 2003

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

96

Bulk Entitlement (Ararat, Stawell, Great Western, & Halls Gap) Conversion Order 2005

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

97

Bulk Entitlement (Avoca) Conversion Order 2003

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

98

Bulk Entitlement (Landsborough - Navarre) Conversion Order 2003

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

99

Bulk Entitlement (Wimmera and Glenelg Rivers - Coliban Water) Conversion Order 2004

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

100

Bulk Entitlement (Wimmera and Glenelg Rivers - Flora and Fauna) Conversion Order 2004

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

101

Bulk Entitlement (Wimmera and Glenelg Rivers - Grampians Waters) Conversion Order 2004

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

102

Bulk entitlement (Wimmera and Glenelg Rivers - Wimmera Mallee Water) Conversion Order 2004

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

103

Mallee River Health Strategy 2005

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

104

Murrayville Groundwater Supply Protection Area Declaration Order 1998

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

105

Murrayville Groundwater Supply Protection Area Groundwater Management Plan 2001

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

106

Neuarpur Groundwater Supply Protection Area Declaration Order 1998

Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

107

Bulk Entitlement (Colbinabbin) Conversion Order 1995

Broken, Goulburn

30 June 2019

108

Bulk Entitlement (Corop) Conversion Order 1995

Broken, Goulburn

30 June 2019

109

Bulk Entitlement (Silver & Wallaby Creeks - Melbourne Water for City West Water Limited) Conversion Order 2006

Broken, Goulburn

30 June 2019

110

Bulk Entitlement (Silver & Wallaby Creeks - Melbourne Water for South East Water Limited) Conversion Order 2006

Broken, Goulburn

30 June 2019

111

Bulk Entitlement (Silver & Wallaby Creeks - Melbourne Water for Yarra Valley Water Limited) Conversion Order 2006

Broken, Goulburn

30 June 2019

112

Silver and Wallaby Creeks Environmental Entitlement 2006

Broken, Goulburn

30 June 2019

113

North Central River Health Strategy 2005

Campaspe, Loddon, Wimmera-Mallee

30 June 2019

114

North East Regional River Health Strategy 2006

Kiewa, Ovens, Victorian Murray

30 June 2019

115

Sustainable Water Strategy Central Region Action to 2055

all water plan resource areas

30 June 2019

116

Directions for Reconfiguration Plans 2006

all water plan resource areas

30 June 2019

117

Ministerial Guidelines for Licensing Irrigation and Commercial Use (Surface Water) 2002

all water plan resource areas

30 June 2019

118

Permissible Consumptive Volume Groundwater Order 2006

all water plan resource areas

30 June 2019

119

State Environment Protection Policy (Groundwaters of Victoria) 1997

all water plan resource areas

30 June 2019

120

State Environment Protection Policy (Waters of Victoria) 1988

all water plan resource areas

30 June 2019

Schedule 2        Amendments to commence on 5 July 2012

(section 3)

 

[1]           Subregulation 1.03 (1)

insert

category, in relation to water information, means a category of water information specified in regulation 7.03.

grace period, in relation to a person who, on or after 5 July 2012, is specified as a person in a category mentioned in an item of the table in subregulation 7.04 (1), means the period:

                (a)    beginning on the day the person is specified as such a person; and

               (b)    ending 3 months after that day.

[2]           Subregulation 1.03 (1), definition of major storage

omit

[3]           Subregulation 1.03 (1)

insert

subcategory, in relation to water information, means a subcategory of water information specified in regulation 7.03 and Schedule 3

[4]           Subregulation 1.03 (1), definition of water restrictions

omit

[5]           Regulation 1.04, heading

substitute

1.04        Interpretation—periods of time

[6]           Subregulation 1.04 (4) and (5)

substitute

         (4)   A reference to a year in these Regulations is to a financial year.

[7]           Subregulations 1.06 (1) and (2)

omit

http://www.bom.gov.au/water

insert

www.bom.gov.au/water/regulations

[8]           After subregulation 1.06 (2)

insert

         (3)   A reference in these Regulations to the document titled Metadata and contextual information requirements is a reference to the document by that name published from time to time by the Bureau and available at www.bom.gov.au/water/regulations.

[9]           Part 7

substitute

Part 7                 Water information

Division 7.1           Purposes, persons and water information

7.01        Purposes of Part

                For section 126 of the Act, this Part specifies:

                (a)    the persons, or classes of persons, who must give a copy of water information to the Bureau; and

               (b)    the water information that must be given; and

                (c)    the time within which the copy must be given; and

               (d)    the form and manner in which the water information contained in the copy must be given.

Note   Under subsection 126 (1) of the Act, a person is required to give a copy of water information to the Bureau only if it is in the person’s possession, custody or control.

7.02        Persons to give water information to Bureau

                This Part applies to the following persons:

                (a)    a Category A person;

               (b)    a Category B person;

                (c)    a Category C person;

               (d)    a Category D person;

                (e)    a Category E person;

                (f)    a Category F person;

               (g)    a Category G person;

               (h)    a Category H person.

7.03        Categories and subcategories of water information

         (1)   The water information that must be given to the Bureau under Division 7.2 is water information of a kind described in the categories specified in the table in subregulation (2).

         (2)   The water information in a category in the table is made up of the water information in the subcategories specified for the category, which are described in Schedule 3.

Category number

Description of category

Subcategories in category

1

Surface water resource information

1a–1b in Part 2 of Schedule 3

2

Ground water resource information

2a–2c in Part 3 of Schedule 3

3

Water storage information

3a–3f in Part 4 of Schedule 3

4

Meteorological information

4a–4j in Part 5 of Schedule 3

5

Water use information

5a–5i in Part 6 of Schedule 3

6

Information about water rights, allocations and trades

6a–6g in Part 7 of Schedule 3

7

Information about urban water management

7a–7pg in Part 8 of Schedule 3

8

Information about water restrictions

8a in Part 9 of Schedule 3

9

Water quality information

9a–9h in Part 10 of Schedule 3

11

Water information for flood warning purposes

11a–11c in Part 11 of Schedule 3

Information that is not water information for this Part

         (3)   However, the categories in subregulation (1) do not include water information:

                (a)    held in a form that is not an electronic format; or

               (b)    publicly available on the Bureau’s website; or

                (c)    collected from a single site for up to 12 continuous weeks; or

               (d)    collected solely in order to fulfil a contractual arrangement with a person not specified in regulation 7.02.

         (4)   The categories in subregulation (1) also do not include water information in the possession, custody or control of a person specified in regulation 7.02 who:

                (a)    is required to give a copy of the water information to the Bureau under Division 7.2; and

               (b)    reasonably believes that the water information is already in the Bureau’s possession; and

                (c)    has notified the Bureau, in writing, of the decision not to provide the information because of that belief.

         (5)   The categories in subregulation (1) also do not include water information that is:

                (a)    collected solely for a project which the person expects to be of up to 12 months duration; and

               (b)    in the possession, custody or control of any of the following persons:

                          (i)    a Category C person;

                         (ii)    a Category D person;

                        (iii)    a Category E person;

                        (iv)    a Category F person;

                         (v)    a Category G person;

                        (vi)    a Category H person.

Division 7.2           Giving water information to Bureau

7.04        Water information held during grace period

         (1)   This regulation applies to a person if:

                (a)    on or after 5 July 2012, the person is specified as a person in a category mentioned in an item of the table; and

               (b)    during the grace period for the person, the person has in the person’s possession, custody or control water information that:

                          (i)    is specified in the item; and

                         (ii)    has been entered into a data management system.

Item

Category of persons

Subcategories of water information

1

A and B

1a, 1b, 2a–2c, 3e, 3f, 4a–4j, 5a–5ac, 5b–5i, 6a–6g, 8a and 9a–9h

2

C

1a, 1b, 3a–3da, 3f and 4a–4j

3

D

3a–3da and 3f

4

E

1a, 1b, 2a–2c, 3e, 3f, 4a–4j, 5a–5ac, 5b–5e, 6a–6d and 9a–9h

5

F

1a, 1b, 2a–2c, 3e, 3f, 4a–4j, 7a–7pg, 8a and 9a–9h

6

G

1a, 1b, 2a–2c, 4a–4j, 9a–9g and 9h

         (2)   The person must give a copy of the water information to the Bureau by midday of the 14th day after the grace period for the person ends.

         (3)   However, if:

                (a)    the person is a Category C person; and

               (b)    the water information is collected from a site listed in the document titled Commercially Sensitive Sites;

the person must give a copy of the water information, expressed as mean daily values, to the Bureau by midday of the day 2 months after the grace period for the person ends.

Information amended during grace period

         (4)   If:

                (a)    a person has given a copy of water information to the Bureau under this regulation; and

               (b)    the person amends the water information during the grace period for the person;

the person must give a copy of the amended water information to the Bureau by midday of the 14th day after the grace period ends.

How information is to be given

         (5)   A person must give a copy of water information under this regulation to the Bureau:

                (a)    in the form of a CD, DVD or external hard drive; or

               (b)    by way of the Internet using FTP or web services.

         (6)   However, information in subcategory 8a may be given to the Bureau under this regulation in an email sent to the email address, if any, specified on the Bureau’s website as being for this purpose.

7.05        Water information held immediately before commencement of this regulation

         (1)   This regulation applies to a person if:

                (a)    when this regulation commences, a Part of Schedule 2 applies to the person; and

               (b)    immediately before this regulation commences, the person has in the person’s possession, custody or control water information in any of the subcategories that are both:

                          (i)    specified in an item in that Part; and

                         (ii)    mentioned in subregulation (3); and

                (c)    the water information has been entered into a data management system.

         (2)   The person must give a copy of the water information to the Bureau by 3 months after this regulation commences.

         (3)   For subparagraph (1) (b) (ii), the subcategories of water information are 2c, 3da, 4j, 5aa to 5af, 5ga, 6a, 6b, 7ea, 7eb, 7ha, 7hb, 7ia, 7ib, 7ja to 7je, 7ka to 7kc, 7la, 7lb, 7na to 7nh, 7oa to 7pg and 9ga.

Information amended before due date

         (4)   If:

                (a)    a person has given a copy of water information to the Bureau under this regulation; and

               (b)    the person amends the water information;

the person must give a copy of the amended water information to the Bureau by midday of the 14th day after the amended water information is entered into a data management system.

How information is to be given

         (5)   A person must give a copy of water information under this regulation to the Bureau:

                (a)    in the form of a CD, DVD or external hard drive; or

               (b)    by way of the Internet using FTP or web services.

7.06        Continuing obligation to give water information

         (1)   This regulation applies to a person if:

                (a)    a Part of Schedule 2 applies to the person; and

               (b)    if a grace period applied to the person—the grace period has ended.

         (2)   If:

                (a)    the person has in the person’s possession, custody or control water information in any of the subcategories that are specified in an item in that Part; and

               (b)    the water information has been entered into a data management system (unless the water information is subcategory 6d or 8a water information); and

                (c)    a copy of the water information is not given to the Bureau under regulation 7.05;

the person must give a copy of the water information to the Bureau within the time specified in the item.

         (3)   However, if:

                (a)    a person is a Category C person; and

               (b)    the water information is collected from a site listed in the document titled Commercially Sensitive Sites;

the person must give a copy of the water information, expressed as mean daily values, to the Bureau by midday of the day 2 months after the information was entered onto the data management system.

Amended information

         (4)   If:

                (a)    a person has given a copy of water information to the Bureau under this regulation; and

               (b)    the person amends the water information;

the person must give a copy of the amended water information to the Bureau within the time specified for the water information in the item in the Part of Schedule 2 that applies to the person.

How information is to be given

         (5)   If a person is required to give a copy of water information in category 7 to the Bureau yearly, the information must be expressed as volumes recorded each calendar month or more frequently.

         (6)   A person must give a copy of water information under this regulation to the Bureau by way of the Internet using FTP or web services.

         (7)   However:

                (a)    information in subcategory 6d may be given to the Bureau in an email sent to the email address, if any, specified on the Bureau’s website as being for this purpose; and

               (b)    information in subcategory 8a must be given to the Bureau using the Water Restrictions Tool at www.bom.gov.au/water/restrictions.

7.07        When information is to be given to Bureau

         (1)   If the time for giving water information to the Bureau is a time specified in column 2 of an item of the table, the person must give the water information to the Bureau by the time specified in column 3 of the item.

Item

Time for giving information

When information is to be given to Bureau

1

Hourly

Five minutes after the end of the hour during which the information was entered into a data management system

2

Daily

Midday on the next day following the day during which the information was entered into a data management system

3

Weekly

Midday on the first day of the next week following the week during which the information was entered into a data management system

4

Calendar monthly

Midday on the second day of the next calendar month following the calendar month during which the information was entered into a data management system

         (2)   If:

                (a)    the time for giving water information to the Bureau is yearly; and

               (b)    during a particular year, the water information was entered into a data management system used by a person who is required to give the information to the Bureau; and

                (c)    the person is specified as a person in a category mentioned in an item of the table;

the person must give the water information to the Bureau by the day and time, if any, specified in the item.

Item

Category of person

Day and time

1

A, B, C, D, E, G,

Midday on the 20th day of the next year following the particular year

2

F

31 August of the next year following the particular year

7.08        Water information collected during a project of up to 48 months duration

         (1)   This regulation applies to a person if:

                (a)    the person collects water information solely for the purpose of a project that the person expects to be of up to 48 months duration; and

               (b)    the water information is entered into a data management system; and

                (c)    the water information is not category 11 water information.

         (2)   The person is not required to give a copy of the water information to the Bureau under regulation 7.06.

         (3)   The person must give to the Bureau a copy of the water information that was collected:

                (a)    for a person to whom a grace period did not apply—during each full year for the duration of the project; and

               (b)    for a person to whom a grace period applied—during each full year that begins after the grace period for the person has ended, for the duration of the project; and

                (c)    during the period that starts immediately after the end of the last full year and ending on the last day of the project.

When information is to be given

         (4)   The times for giving water information to the Bureau in an item in a Part of Schedule 2 do not apply.

         (5)   The person must give a copy of the water information to the Bureau by 3 calendar months after the end of the year to which the information relates.

How information is to be given

         (6)   A person must give a copy of water information under this regulation to the Bureau:

                (a)    in the form of a CD, DVD or external hard drive; or

               (b)    by way of the Internet using FTP or web services.

7.09        Application to first information period after grace period ends or Part commences

         (1)   If a grace period for a person ends after the start of a week (the first week):

                (a)    item 3 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) does not apply to the first week; and

               (b)    item 3 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) applies to the next week as if the next week also included the period from the end of the grace period to the end of the first week.

         (2)   If a grace period for a person ends after the start of a calendar month (the first calendar month):

                (a)    item 4 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) does not apply to the first calendar month; and

               (b)    item 4 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) applies to the next calendar month as if the next calendar month also included the period from the end of the grace period to the end of the first calendar month.

         (3)   If this Part commences after the start of a week (the first week):

                (a)    item 3 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) does not apply to the first week; and

               (b)    item 3 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) applies to the next week as if the next week also included the period from when this Part commences to the end of the first week.

         (4)   If this Part commences after the start of a calendar month (the first calendar month):

                (a)    item 4 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) does not apply to the first calendar month; and

               (b)    item 4 of the table in subregulation 7.07 (1) applies to the next calendar month as if the next calendar month also included the period from when this Part commences to the end of the first calendar month.

7.10        Units of measurement and time zones

         (1)   If a person is required to include a time reference in the water information, the person must also include the time zone against which the time reference is made.

         (2)   If:

                (a)    a person is required to give a copy of water information to the Bureau under this Part; and

               (b)    the description of a subcategory of water information in Schedule 3 provides that the water information should be expressed using a particular unit of measurement; and

                (c)    the person has measured the water information using a different unit of measurement from that required in Schedule 3;

the person must convert the unit of measurement into the unit required by Schedule 3 before giving a copy of the water information to the Bureau.

7.11        Metadata and contextual information

         (1)   If a person gives a copy of water information to the Bureau under this Division, the person must, at the same time, also give to the Bureau a copy of the metadata and contextual information, in accordance with the document titled Metadata and contextual information requirements, that relates to the water information being given.

Note   The document sets out which metadata and contextual information must be given, and which may be given.

         (2)   If the Bureau notifies the person that the metadata and contextual information required by that document has changed, the person must start giving the new metadata and contextual information that relates to the water information 6 months after the person is notified.

[10]         Schedule 1A

omit

Note   Items 1 to 169 are reserved for future use.

[11]         After Schedule 1A

insert

Schedule 2        Water information to be given by persons

(regulations 7.05 and 7.06)

Part 1          Category A persons and Category B persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

1a, 1b, 3e, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4i, 4j, 5a, 5aa, 5ab, 5ac, 5b, 9a

Daily

2

6b, 6c

Weekly

3

2a, 2b, 6a

Calendar monthly

4

2c, 3f, 5d, 5e, 5f, 5g, 5ga, 5h, 5i, 6e, 6f, 6g, 9b, 9c, 9d, 9e, 9f, 9g, 9ga, 9h

Yearly

5

6d, 8a

When the announcement is made

Part 2          Category C persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

1a, 1b, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3da, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4i, 4j

Daily

2

3f

Yearly

Part 3          Category D persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3da

Daily

2

3f

Yearly

Part 4          Category E persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

1a, 1b, 3e, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4i, 4j, 5a, 5aa, 5ab, 5ac, 5b, 9a

Daily

2

6b, 6c

Weekly

3

2a, 2b, 6a

Calendar monthly

4

2c, 3f, 5d, 5e, 9b, 9c, 9d, 9e, 9f, 9g, 9ga, 9h

Yearly

5

6d

When the announcement is made

Part 5          Category F persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

1a, 1b, 3e, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4i, 4j, 9a

Daily

2

2a, 2b

Calendar monthly

3

2c, 3f, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7ea, 7eb, 7f, 7g, 7h, 7ha, 7hb, 7i, 7ia, 7ib, 7j, 7ja, 7jb, 7jc, 7jd, 7je, 7k, 7ka, 7kb, 7kc, 7l, 7la, 7lb, 7m, 7n, 7na, 7nb, 7nc, 7nd, 7ne, 7nf, 7ng, 7nh, 7o, 7oa, 7ob, 7oc, 7od, 7p, 7pa, 7pb, 7pc, 7pd, 7pe, 7pf, 7pg, 9b, 9c, 9d, 9e, 9f, 9g, 9ga, 9h

Yearly

4

8a

When the announcement is made

Part 6          Category G persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

1a, 1b, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, 4h, 4i, 4j, 9a

Daily

2

2a, 2b

Calendar monthly

3

2c, 9b, 9c, 9d, 9e, 9f, 9g, 9ga, 9h

Yearly

Part 7          Category H persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

11a, 11b, 11c

Hourly

[12]         Schedule 3

substitute

Schedule 3        Subcategories of information

(regulations 7.03 and 7.10)

Part 1          Definitions

                In this Schedule:

Australian water access entitlement means a perpetual or ongoing entitlement, by or under a law of a State, to exclusive access to a share of the water resources of a water resource plan area or other water management area.

Australian water allocation means the specific volume of water allocated to an Australian water access entitlement in a given water accounting period.

commercial water means the total amount of metered and estimated non‑metered, potable and non‑potable, water supplied to commercial properties.

dewpoint temperature means the temperature to which air must be cooled, at constant pressure and constant moisture content, to reach saturation.

downward longwave exposure means the total amount of terrestrial electromagnetic energy that falls on a specified unit horizontal surface.

downward longwave irradiance means the longwave irradiance emitted from the sky that falls on a specified unit horizontal surface.

dry‑bulb air temperature means the temperature of air, measured by a thermometer freely exposed to the air but shielded from radiation and moisture.

electrical conductivity, in relation to water, means the capacity of the water to transmit a flow of electricity, and is a common measure of the salinity of the water.

exposure means the measure of the energy received per unit area.

global solar exposure means the total amount of electromagnetic energy emitted from the sun that falls on a specified unit horizontal surface.

global solar irradiance means the irradiance emitted from the sun that falls on a specified unit horizontal surface.

industrial water is the total amount of metered and estimated non‑metered, potable and non‑potable, water supplied to industrial properties.

irradiance means the measure of the rate of electromagnetic energy received per unit area.

major storage means any water storage that has a storage capacity of 1 GL or more.

managed aquifer recharge means the deliberate adding of water to an aquifer.

minor storage means any water storage in which water is stored for taking and that meets the following criteria:

                (a)    it is not a major storage;

               (b)    it has a storage capacity of 100 ML or more;

                (c)    it is not used primarily for the precipitation of ash;

               (d)    it is not a mine tailings dam;

                (e)    it is not managed by an urban infrastructure operator primarily for the purposes of flood management or pollution abatement.

municipal water means the total amount of metered and estimated non‑metered, potable and non‑potable, water supplied for municipal purposes.

net exposure means the net global solar exposure plus the net longwave exposure.

net global solar exposure means the global solar exposure less the reflected global solar exposure.

net global solar irradiance means the global solar irradiance less the reflected global solar irradiance.

net irradiance means the net global solar irradiance plus the net longwave irradiance.

net longwave exposure means the downward longwave exposure less the upward longwave exposure.

net longwave irradiance means the downward longwave irradiance less the upward longwave exposure.

non‑potable water means water not intended for use as drinking water.

potable water means water intended for use as drinking water.

raw water means untreated water.

recycled water means treated sewage effluent, and:

                (a)    includes water extracted by sewer mining and subsequently treated; and

               (b)    does not include treated urban stormwater.

reflected global solar exposure means the total amount of electromagnetic energy emitted from the sun that is reflected from the ground and irradiates a specified unit horizontal surface from underneath.

reflected global solar irradiance means the irradiance emitted from the sun that is reflected from the ground and irradiates a specified unit horizontal surface from underneath.

residential water means the total amount of metered and estimated non‑metered, potable and non‑potable, water supplied to residential properties.

self extract means to take water directly from a water resource for the use of the person who takes the water, but does not include taking water:

                (a)    to provide it to another person; or

               (b)    under a stock and domestic right; or

                (c)    from an infrastructure operator.

sewer mining means the process of recovering water from a wastewater system.

tidal limit, in relation to a watercourse, means the maximum upstream location on the watercourse at which a tidal variation in water level is observed.

total nitrogen concentration, in relation to a water sample, means the total concentration of all forms of nitrogen found in the water sample, including nitrate, nitrite, ammonia‑N and organic forms of nitrogen.

total phosphorus concentration, in relation to a water sample, means the total concentration of all forms of phosphorus found in the water sample.

total suspended solids, in relation to a water sample, means the measure of the particles mixed in the water sample.

trade waste sewage means the sewage produced by any industry, business, trade or manufacturing process.

turbidity means the measure of the light scattering properties of water, and is an indicator of the presence of suspended solids.

upward longwave exposure means the total amount of terrestrial electromagnetic energy emitted from the Earth’s surface that irradiates a specified unit horizontal surface from underneath.

upward longwave irradiance means the longwave irradiance emitted by the Earth’s surface that irradiates a specified unit horizontal surface from underneath.

urban stormwater means water in the urban stormwater drainage system.

urban stormwater reuse means urban stormwater that has been treated and reused.

urban water means the total residential, commercial, municipal, industrial and other water supplied by urban water utilities.

vapour pressure deficit means the difference between the amount of moisture in the air and how much moisture the air can hold when it is saturated.

water‑equivalent precipitation means the depth of water that would result if solid precipitation were melted.

water management area means any area defined for the purposes of water management, including a water resource plan area.

water storage means a body of water that is naturally occurring, is impounded by a constructed barrier or is within an excavation, and includes ponds, swamps, lakes, wetlands, weirs, dams, basins, reservoirs and open pits.

wet‑bulb air temperature means the temperature of air measured by a thermometer that has its bulb wrapped in wet muslin.

wind run means the product of the average wind speed and the period over which that average speed was measured.

Part 2          Subcategories in category 1—surface water resource information

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

1a

Level of a watercourse (other than a water storage), expressed in metres

1b

Discharge of a watercourse (other than a water storage), expressed in cumecs

Part 3          Subcategories in category 2—ground water resource information

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

2a

Ground water level, expressed in metres

2b

Ground water pressure, expressed in kilopascals

2c

Volume of water supplied for aquifer recharge, expressed in megalitres

Part 4          Subcategories in category 3—water storage information

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

3a

Level of water in a major storage, expressed in metres

3b

Volume of water in a major storage, expressed in megalitres

3c

Volume of water released from a major storage, expressed in megalitres

3d

Total volume of water delivered to a major storage, expressed in megalitres

3da

Volume of water delivered to a major storage from each water source, expressed in megalitres

3e

Volume of water in a minor storage, expressed in megalitres

3f

A list of major storages owned, operated or regulated by the person required to give the information

Part 5          Subcategories in category 4—meteorological information

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

 

4a

Accumulated precipitation depth, including the water‑equivalent precipitation depth, expressed in millimetres

4b

Wind speed (expressed in metres per second), wind direction, and wind run (expressed in kilometres over a specified period)

4c

Evaporation, expressed in millimetres per day

4d

Global solar exposure, reflected global solar exposure, downward longwave exposure, upward longwave exposure, and net exposure, each expressed in joules per square metre

4e

Global solar irradiance, reflected global solar irradiance, downward longwave irradiance, upward longwave irradiance, and net irradiance, each expressed in watts per square metre

4f

Dry‑bulb air temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius

4g

Wet‑bulb air temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius

4h

Relative humidity, expressed as a percentage

4i

Vapour pressure deficit, expressed in millibars

4j

Dewpoint temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius

Part 6          Subcategories in category 5—water use information

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

5a

Total volume of water taken, expressed in megalitres

5aa

Volume of water taken from a watercourse, expressed in megalitres

5ab

Volume of water taken from ground water, expressed in megalitres

5ac

Volume of recycled water taken from another water manager, expressed in megalitres

5ad

Volume of water taken from mine dewatering, expressed in megalitres

5ae

Volume of water taken from marine desalination, expressed in megalitres

5af

Volume of water taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

5b

Volume of water returned to a watercourse, expressed in megalitres

5d

Volume of water supplied to all irrigators in an irrigation network, expressed in megalitres

5e

Volume of water supplied to individual irrigators in an irrigation network, expressed in megalitres

5f

Volume of water taken by individual self extractors, expressed in megalitres

5g

Volume of water taken from a watercourse by self extractors, expressed in megalitres

5ga

Volume of recycled water taken by self extractors from another water manager, expressed in megalitres

5h

Volume of water extracted from ground water by self extractors, expressed in megalitres

5i

Volume of water returned to a watercourse by a self extractor, expressed in megalitres

Part 7          Subcategories in category 6—information about water rights, allocations and trades

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

6a

Water access rights and irrigation rights

6b

Trades or leases of Australian water access entitlements and irrigation rights

6c

Trades of Australian water allocations

6d

Formal announcements of Australian water allocations

6e

Permits to operate or construct a minor storage

6f

Permits to self extract water from a bore

6g

Permits to self extract water from a watercourse

Part 8          Subcategories in category 7—information about urban water management

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

7a

Volume of water taken from surface water, expressed in megalitres

7b

Volume of water taken from ground water, expressed in megalitres

7c

Volume of water taken from marine desalination, expressed in megalitres

7d

Volume of recycled water taken, expressed in megalitres

7e

Total volume of water (other than urban stormwater or recycled water) taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7ea

Volume of potable water taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7eb

Volume of non‑potable or raw water (other than urban stormwater or recycled water) taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7f

Volume of recycled water taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7g

Total volume of water taken, expressed in megalitres

7h

Total volume of residential water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ha

Volume of potable residential water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7hb

Volume of non‑potable residential water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7i

Total volume of commercial, municipal and industrial water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ia

Volume of potable commercial, municipal and industrial water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ib

Volume of non‑potable commercial, municipal and industrial water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7j

Total volume of water supplied, expressed in megalitres, other than the following:

   (a)  recycled water;

  (b)  urban stormwater reuse;

   (c)  residential, commercial, municipal or industrial water

7ja

Volume of potable water supplied (other than residential, commercial, municipal or industrial water), expressed in megalitres

7jb

Volume of non‑potable water supplied, expressed in megalitres, other than the following:

   (a)  recycled water;

  (b)  urban stormwater reuse;

   (c)  residential, commercial, municipal, industrial or environmental water;

  (d)  water supplied for agricultural irrigation or managed aquifer recharge

7jc

Volume of non‑potable water supplied for managed aquifer recharge (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7jd

Volume of non‑potable water supplied for agricultural irrigation, expressed in megalitres

7je

Volume of non‑potable water supplied for environmental use (other than water supplied for managed aquifer recharge and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7k

Total volume of potable and non‑potable water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ka

Volume of potable water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7kb

Volume of non‑potable water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7kc

Volume of potable water produced (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7l

Total volume of water supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7la

Volume of potable water supplied to infrastructure operators (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7lb

Volume of non‑potable water supplied to infrastructure operators (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7m

Volume of recycled water supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7n

Total volume of treated sewage discharges from a sewage discharge point, expressed in megalitres

7na

Volume of sewage collected, expressed in megalitres

7nb

Volume of sewage supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7nc

Volume of sewage taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7nd

Volume of sewage taken from sewer mining, expressed in megalitres

7ne

Volume of sewage measured at the inlet to a treatment works, expressed in megalitres

7nf

Volume of treated sewage effluent released from a treatment works, expressed in megalitres

7ng

Volume of sewage collected (other than trade waste sewage), expressed in megalitres

7nh

Volume of trade waste sewage collected, expressed in megalitres

7o

Total volume of urban stormwater discharges from a stormwater discharge point, expressed in megalitres

7oa

Volume of urban stormwater supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7ob

Volume of urban stormwater taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7oc

Volume of urban stormwater taken for managed aquifer recharge, expressed in megalitres

7od

Volume of urban stormwater used, expressed in megalitres

7p

Total volume of recycled water supplied, expressed in megalitres

7pa

Volume of recycled water supplied for residential use, expressed in megalitres

7pb

Volume of recycled water supplied for commercial, municipal or industrial use, expressed in megalitres

7pc

Volume of recycled water supplied for agricultural irrigation, expressed in megalitres

7pd

Volume of recycled water supplied for environmental use (other than managed aquifer recharge), expressed in megalitres

7pe

Volume of recycled water supplied for on‑site use, expressed in megalitres

7pf

Volume of recycled water supplied for managed aquifer recharge, expressed in megalitres

7pg

Volume of recycled water supplied, expressed in megalitres, other than the following:

   (a)  residential, commercial, environmental, municipal or industrial water;

  (b)  water supplied for agricultural irrigation, on‑site use or managed aquifer recharge

Part 9          Subcategory in category 8—information about water restrictions

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

8a

Water use restriction announcements

Part 10        Subcategories in category 9—water quality information

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

9a

Electrical conductivity of surface water above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in microsiemens per centimetre at 25 °C

9b

Electrical conductivity of ground water, expressed in microsiemens per centimetre at 25 °C

9c

Total suspended solids concentration of surface water collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in milligrams per litre

9d

Turbidity of surface water above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in nephelometric turbidity units

9e

Total phosphorus concentration of a surface water sample collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in milligrams per litre

9f

Total nitrogen concentration of a surface water sample collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in milligrams per litre

9g

pH of surface water collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse

9ga

pH of ground water

9h

Temperature of surface water collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in degrees Celsius

Part 11        Subcategories in category 11—water information for flood warning purposes

 

Subcategory number

Description of subcategory information

11a

Level of a watercourse, expressed in metres

11b

Discharge of a watercourse, expressed in cumecs

11c

Accumulated precipitation depth, including the water‑equivalent precipitation depth, expressed in millimetres

Schedule 3        Amendments to commence on the day notified by the Minister in the Gazette

(section 3)

 

[1]           Subregulation 1.03 (1)

insert

Category J person means a person specified as a Category J person in the document titled Persons and Classes of Persons.

[2]           After subregulation 1.06 (3)

insert

         (4)   A reference in these Regulations to the document titled Other important sites is a reference to the document by that name published from time to time by the Bureau and available at www.bom.gov.au/water/regulations.

[3]           Paragraph 7.02 (h)

substitute

               (h)    a Category H person;

                (i)    a Category J person.

[4]           Subparagraph 7.03 (5) (b) (vi)

substitute

                        (vi)    a Category H person;

                       (vii)    a Category J person.

[5]           Subregulation 7.04 (1), table, after item 6

insert

7

J

1a, 1b, 2a–2c, 3a, 3b, 3f, 4a, 4c, 5a–5b, 9a, 9b, 9d–9h

[6]           After subregulation 7.04 (3)

insert

      (3A)   If the person is a Category J person, the person is only required to give water information that is collected from a site listed in the document titled Other important sites.

[7]           After subregulation 7.06 (3)

insert

      (3A)   If the person is a Category J person, the person is only required to give water information that is collected from a site listed in the document titled Other important sites.

[8]           Subregulation 7.07 (2), table, item 1

substitute

1

A, B, C, D, E, G, J

Midday on the 20th day of the next year following the particular year

[9]           Schedule 2, after Part 7

insert

Part 8          Category J persons

Item

Subcategories of water information

Time

1

1a, 1b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4c, 5a, 5aa, 5ab, 5ac, 5ae, 5af, 5b, 9a

Daily

2

2a, 2b, 5ad

Calendar monthly

3

2c, 3f, 9b, 9d, 9e, 9f, 9g, 9ga, 9h

Yearly


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.comlaw.gov.au.