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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 141

Works constructed to serve 2 or more council areas

141 Works constructed to serve 2 or more council areas

(1) If water supply works have been constructed to serve the areas of 2 or more councils, the council that has control of the works is required to supply water to each of the other councils concerned, either at the boundary of its area or at some other convenient point that may be mutually agreed with those other councils.
(2) If sewerage works have been constructed to serve the areas of 2 of more councils, the council controlling the sewer mains through which sewage has to flow must allow that flow.
(3) If stormwater drainage works have been constructed to serve the areas of 2 or more councils, a council controlling a component of the stormwater drainage system must facilitate the proper functioning of the system.
(4) If the capital cost of the water supply, sewerage or stormwater drainage works has not been notified as a joint debt, the council that has control of the works may make a charge for:
(a) the supply of water from the water supply works, or
(b) allowing the flow of sewage through the sewerage works and for pumping and treating the sewage, or
(c) managing the flow of stormwater through the stormwater drainage works.
(5) Such a charge is to be:
(a) of such amount as may be agreed with each of the other councils concerned, or
(b) if there is no agreement, of such amount as the Minister may from time to time determine and notify to all of the councils concerned.



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