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19 Amendment of sch 2 (Dictionary)

(1) Schedule 2, definitions acid sulphate soil, ANCA Directory, coastal waters, deposit, draw-down zone, harmful substance, impact monitoring, incidental release, Marine Pollution Act, MARPOL 73/78, natural biological controls, noxious liquid substance, oil, on-site domestic waste water treatment system, primary contact recreational use, pristine aquatic ecosystem, protocol, recreational use, relevant person, secondary contact recreational use, ship and visual recreational use--


(2) Schedule 2--


'aquatic ecosystem means a community of organisms living within or adjacent to water, including riparian or foreshore areas.

high ecological value waters means waters in which the biological integrity of the water is effectively unmodified or highly valued.

highly disturbed waters means waters that are significantly degraded by human activity and have lower ecological value than high ecological value waters or slightly or moderately disturbed waters.

on-site sewerage facility means an on-site sewerage facility under the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002.

QWQ guidelines means the document called 'Queensland water quality guidelines 2006', published by the department.

Editor's note--
A copy of the guidelines may be inspected at the department's head office at 160 Ann Street, Brisbane and may be accessed on the department's website at .

sewerage service provider means a service provider under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 for providing a sewerage service.

slightly or moderately disturbed waters means waters in which the biological integrity of the water has been affected adversely to a relatively small but measurable degree by human activity.'.

(3) Schedule 2, definition biological integrity, examples, paragraph (a), 'pristine or modified aquatic ecosystems'--

omit, insert--

'an aquatic ecosystem that is effectively unmodified or highly valued'.

(4) Schedule 2, definition water quality objectives, 'long-term'--


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