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This instrument sets out the Minister's decision, under section 63 of the Water Act 2007, to accredit the NSW Murray-Darling Basin Fractured Rock Water Resource Plan.
Administered by: Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 67
Registered 21 Nov 2022
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Tabled HR23-Nov-2022
Tabled Senate24-Nov-2022
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Water (Accredited Water Resource PlanNSW MurrayDarling Basin Fractured Rock) Instrument 2022

I, Tanya Plibersek, Minister for the Environment and Water, make the following instrument.

Dated   15 November 2022                            

Tanya Plibersek

Minister for the Environment and Water

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Accredited water resource plan................................................................................................. 1

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Water (Accredited Water Resource Plan— NSW MurrayDarling Basin Fractured Rock) Instrument 2022.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 63 of the Water Act 2007.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 4 of the Act, including the following:

(a)      Authority;

(b)      Basin Plan;

(c)      water resource plan;

(d)      water resource plan area.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Water Act 2007.

5  Accredited water resource plan

(1)   For the purposes of subparagraph 63(5)(b)(i) of the Act, the proposed water resource plan for the NSW Murray–Darling Basin Fractured Rock water resource plan area specified in subsection (2) is accredited.

(2)   The plan is the document titled NSW MurrayDarling Basin Fractured Rock Water Resource Plan as in force on the day that this instrument is made, excluding any material identified as not forming part of the plan.

Note 1:       The plan could in 2022 be accessed on the Authority website at www.mdba.gov.au.

Note 2:       The plan meets the requirements that a water resource plan for a water resource plan area must comply with to be accredited: see table item 11 of subsection 22(1) of the Act and Chapter 10 of the Basin Plan.

Note 3:       The accreditation of the plan ceases to have effect in accordance with the Act: see sections 54 and 64.