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WATER PLAN (CALLIOPE RIVER BASIN) 2006 - REG 16

Granting water licences for authorities under s 15

16 Granting water licences for authorities under s 15

(1) This section applies if—
(a) an owner of land is authorised under section 15 to continue taking overland flow water using existing works; and
(b) the chief executive is satisfied there has been, or may be, an increase, in the average annual volume of overland flow water taken using the works, above the average annual volume that could have been taken under the operating arrangements for the works in place immediately before the commencement of this plan.
(2) The chief executive may—
(a) under section 212 of the Act , grant a water licence to replace the authority under section 15 ; and
(b) impose a condition on the licence to ensure the average annual volume of overland flow water that may be taken using the works is not more than the average annual volume that could have been taken under the operating arrangements for the works in place immediately before the commencement of this plan.



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