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REGISTER OF FOREIGN OWNERSHIP OF WATER OR AGRICULTURAL LAND ACT 2015 - SECT 5A

Meaning of registrable water entitlement

             (1)  A registrable water entitlement of a person is any of the following rights that the person holds (alone or jointly):

                     (a)  an irrigation right (within the meaning of the Water Act 2007 ) that relates to a water resource in Australia;

                     (b)  a right (including an Australian water access entitlement) conferred by or under a law of a State or Territory to do either or both of the following:

                              (i)  to hold water from a water resource in Australia;

                             (ii)  to take water from a water resource in Australia.

             (2)  However, a registrable water entitlement does not include:

                     (a)  stock and domestic rights; or

                     (b)  riparian rights; or

                     (c)  water allocations; or

                     (d)  a right of a kind specified in the rules.



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