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WATER AND CATCHMENT LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 2019 (NO. 23 OF 2019)


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purposes  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Principal Act  

   PART 2--AMENDMENT OF THE WATER ACT 1989

   4.      Purposes  
   5.      Definitions  
   6.      Certain provisions to bind the Crown  
   7.      New section 5A inserted  
   8.      New section 6AA inserted  
   9.      Contents of a Sustainable Water Strategy  
   10.     Consultative committee—Sustainable Water Strategy  
   11.     Preparation of a draft Sustainable Water Strategy  
   12.     Consideration of draft Strategy by the Minister  
   13.     Review of Sustainable Water Strategy  
   14.     Section 22K substituted and new section 22KA inserted  
   15.     Preparation of draft long-term water resources assessment  
   16.     Consideration and publication of long-term water resources assessment  
   17.     Review following long-term water resources assessment  
   18.     New section 22PA inserted  
   19.     Consultative committees for review  
   20.     Review process  
   21.     Consultative committee  
   22.     Preparation of draft management plan  
   23.     Permanent qualification of rights to water  
   24.     Functions of the Water Holder  
   25.     Section 33E substituted and new sections 33EA and 33EB inserted  
   26.     New section 55A inserted  
   27.     Renewal of licence  
   28.     Section 60 substituted and new section 60A inserted  
   29.     Transfer of licence  
   30.     Section 63 substituted and new sections 63A and 63B inserted  
   31.     Review of decisions  
   32.     New section 70A inserted  
   33.     Renewal of licence  
   34.     Transfer of licence  
   35.     New sections 74AB and 74AC inserted  
   36.     Offences  
   37.     New section 75A inserted  
   38.     Approval of Minister for underground disposal  
   39.     New section 76A inserted  
   40.     Power of Minister to give directions  
   41.     New section 78A inserted  
   42.     Directions to bore occupiers  
   43.     New section 79A inserted  
   44.     Power to give directions concerning dams  
   45.     New section 80AA inserted  
   46.     Power of Minister to carry out work  
   47.     Review of decisions  
   48.     Division 6 of Part 5 repealed  

           Division 6--of Part 5 of the Principal Act is repealed.

   49.     Functions, powers and duties of water corporations  
   50.     Sustainable management principles for water corporations  
   51.     Substitution of Divisions 1AA, 1, 1A, 2, 3 and 4 of Part 6A  
   52.     Environmental and recreational areas  
   53.     Repeal of section 122ZF  
   54.     Customer dispute resolution  
   55.     Water meters  
   56.     New section 142A inserted  
   57.     Serviced properties  
   58.     Serviced property, Melbourne Water Corporation  
   59.     Control over connections  
   60.     New section 145A inserted  
   61.     Notice to repair  
   62.     Information statements  
   63.     By-laws  
   64.     Draft plans for reconfiguration of infrastructure, consequential amendment  
   65.     Consequential amendment of heading to Division 1 of Part 8  
   66.     Application of Division 1 of Part 8  
   67.     Functions of Authorities  
   68.     Exercise of functions of Authority outside its water supply district  
   69.     Fire plugs and free water  
   70.     Notice of contravention for water supply protection  
   71.     New sections 169A and 169B inserted  
   72.     By-laws  
   73.     Water supply function of Melbourne Water Corporation  
   74.     Exercise of functions of Authority outside its sewerage district  
   75.     Section 179 substituted  
   76.     Functions of Authorities  
   77.     Preparation of regional waterway strategies  
   78.     Closing of access by Authorities  
   79.     Works that interfere with designated land or works  
   80.     Control over connections and discharges  
   81.     Control of works and structures  
   82.     Irrigation, amendment of definition  
   83.     New Part 11A inserted  
   84.     Properties subject to tariff  
   85.     Tariffs  
   86.     Section 273AA substituted  
   87.     Payment to Authorities  
   88.     Agreements with respect to the collection of fees under tariffs  
   89.     Division 10 of Part 13 substituted  
   90.     Requirements for preparation of allocation statement  
   91.     Section 288 substituted and new section 288A inserted  
   92.     Section 289 substituted and new sections 289A, 289B and 289C inserted  
   93.     Repeal of section 295  
   94.     Section 295A substituted and new section 295B inserted  
   95.     General evidentiary provisions  
   96.     Power of Minister to delegate  
   97.     Powers of the Minister in enforcing certain Parts of this Act  
   98.     Regulations  
   99.     New Part 16 inserted  

   PART 3--REPEAL OF SPENT AND REDUNDANT PROVISIONS IN THE WATER ACT 1989

   100.    Section 2A repealed  
   101.    Protection from liability  
   102.    Role of Minister  
   103.    Definition and disallowance  
   104.    Section 35 repealed  
   105.    Application for bulk entitlement  
   106.    Allocation of environmental entitlement  
   107.    Licence to take and use water  
   108.    Water supply function of Melbourne Water Corporation  
   109.    Section 181 repealed  
   110.    Sewerage functions of Melbourne Water Corporation  
   111.    Closing of access by Authorities  
   112.    Part 14A repealed  
   113.    Repeal of sections 330A, 330B and 330C consequent on the repeal of Schedules 16 and 17  
   114.    Sections 332 and 333 repealed  
   115.    Schedule 4 repealed  
   116.    Schedule 16 repealed  
   117.    Schedule 17 repealed  

   PART 4--AMENDMENT OF THE CATCHMENT AND LAND PROTECTION ACT 1994

   118.    Definitions  
   119.    Objectives of Act  
   120.    Constitution and membership of Council  
   121.    Functions, powers and duties of Authorities  
   122.    New section 12B inserted  
   123.    Contents of strategy  
   124.    New section 27A inserted  
   125.    Contents of plan  
   126.    Amendment of Schedule 2  

   PART 5--REPEAL OF AMENDING ACT
   ENDNOTES


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