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Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

Schedule 1 Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988

   

1  Section 4

Insert:

take , in relation to water, has the same meaning as in the Water Resources Act 2007 (ACT), as in force at the time this definition commences.

Note:          This definition was inserted by the Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Act 2013 .

2  Section 6

Before “The functions”, insert “(1)”.

3  Paragraph 6(g)

Before “with the Minister’s approval”, insert “subject to subsection (2) and”.

4  At the end of section 6

Add:

             (2)  The functions of the Authority under paragraph (1)(g) do not include:

                     (a)  the management of the taking of water on National Land; or

                     (b)  the regulation of the taking of water on National Land.

Note 1:       Regulations may be made for the purposes of section 27 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988 with the effect that the Water Resources Act 2007 (ACT) binds the Crown in right of the Commonwealth in respect of National Land.

Note 2:       The Authority retains the function of approving works in Designated Areas under section 12.

5  Section 29 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

29   Administration of Territory Land and the taking of water on National Land

6  At the end of subsection 29(1)

Add:

             ; and (c)  has responsibility for:

                              (i)  the management of the taking of water on National Land; and

                             (ii)  the regulation of the taking of water on National Land.

7  Section 30 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

30   Territory liable as manager

8  Paragraph 30(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a liability arises in respect of:

                              (i)  land at a time when it is Territory Land; or

                             (ii)  the management of the taking of water on National Land; or

                            (iii)  the regulation of the taking of water on National Land; and