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WATER PLAN (CAPE YORK) 2019

- Made under the Water Act 2000
- As at 1 September 2019
- Reg 90 of 2019

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title
   2.      Purposes of plan
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Meaning of surface water

   PART 2 - PLAN AREA, WATER TO WHICH PLAN APPLIES AND OTHER MATTERS

   5.      Water to which plan applies—Act, s 43
   6.      Plan area
   7.      Catchments
   8.      Water management areas—Act, sch 4, definition water management area
   9.      Underground water management areas
   10.     Water allocation zones
   11.     Water licence zones
   12.     Trading zones—Act, s 43
   13.     Nodes
   14.     Information about areas

   PART 3 - WATER PLAN OUTCOMES

   15.     Purpose of part
   16.     General water plan outcome
   17.     Water plan outcomes—economic
   18.     Water plan outcomes—social
   19.     Water plan outcomes—cultural
   20.     Water plan outcomes—environmental

   PART 4 - MEASURES FOR ACHIEVING WATER PLAN OUTCOMES

   21.     General measures that contribute to achieving water plan outcomes
   22.     Measures that contribute to achieving particular economic and social water plan outcomes

   PART 5 - OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

   23.     Environmental flow objectives and performance indicators—Act, s 43
   24.     Water allocation security objectives and performance indicators—Act, s 43

   PART 6 - STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING WATER PLAN OUTCOMES

   25.     Decisions to be consistent with objectives
   26.     Assessing impact of decisions about surface water

   PART 7 - LIMITATIONS ON TAKING OR INTERFERING WITH WATER

   27.     Limitations on taking or interfering with water for prescribed activities—Act, s 101
   28.     Limitation on taking overland flow water—Act, s 101
   29.     Limitation on taking or interfering with underground water—Act, s 101
   30.     Limitation on authorisation to take water for stock or domestic purposes—Act, s 103

   PART 8 - UNALLOCATED WATER

   31.     Unallocated water reserved under this plan—Act, s 43
   32.     Purpose for which unallocated water held as reserve may be granted
   33.     Offer for particular water licences
   34.     Processes for releasing unallocated water—Act, s 43
   35.     Expiry of water entitlement granted for particular projects

   PART 9 - CONVERTING WATER LICENCES TO WATER ALLOCATIONS TO TAKE UNSUPPLEMENTED WATER

   36.     Purpose of part
   37.     Application of part
   38.     Location for taking water
   39.     Purpose for taking water
   40.     Nominal volume
   41.     Maximum rate
   42.     Volumetric limit
   43.     Matters for deciding maximum rate or volumetric limit
   44.     Conditions
   45.     Water allocation groups—Act, sch 4, definition water allocation group

   PART 10 - WATER LICENCES

           Division 1 - General

   46.     Applications for water licences that must not be accepted
   47.     Deciding applications for relocating or seasonal water assignment—Act, s 43
   48.     Applications for dealings with water licences inconsistent with this plan—Act, s 129

           Division 2 - Applications for water licences to interfere with the flow of water in a watercourse

   49.     Application of division
   50.     Matters for deciding applications
   51.     Limitations on interference with water
   52.     Interference with water for stock purposes or domestic purposes
   53.     Interference with water for pumping pool
   54.     Interference with water to improve security for town water supply
   55.     Interference with water related to the granting of unallocated water

           Division 3 - Water licences authorising particular existing activities

   56.     Process for granting water licences to authorise particular existing activities

           Division 4 - Contents and conditions of water licences

   57.     Application of division
   58.     Definition for division
   59.     Contents for water licences to take water
   60.     Purpose to be stated on amended licence
   61.     Maximum rate
   62.     Volumetric limit
   63.     Matters for deciding maximum rate or volumetric limit
   64.     Contents for water licences to interfere with water
   65.     Imposed conditions

   PART 11 - IMPLEMENTING AND AMENDING THIS PLAN

   66.     Water management protocol—Act, s 43
   67.     Amendments to this plan that may be made without consultation—Act, s 43
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5
           SCHEDULE 6
           SCHEDULE 7
           SCHEDULE 8
           SCHEDULE 9


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