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WATER SHARING PLAN FOR THE NSW BORDER RIVERS REGULATED RIVER WATER SOURCE 2009

- Made under the Water Management Act 2000
- As at 17 September 2014
- Reg 218 of 2009

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - INTRODUCTION

   1.      Name of Plan
   2.      Nature and status of this Plan
   3.      Date of commencement
   4.      Water source and waters to which this Plan applies
   5.      Interpretation

   PART 2 - VISION, OBJECTIVES, STRATEGIES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

   6.      Vision, objectives, strategies and performance indicators
   7.      Vision
   8.      Objectives
   9.      Strategies
   10.     Performance Indicators

   PART 3 - ENVIRONMENTAL WATER PROVISIONS

   11.     Environmental water provisions
   12.     Planned environmental water
   13.     Adaptive environmental water

   PART 4 - BASIC LANDHOLDER RIGHTS

   14.     Basic landholder rights
   15.     Domestic and stock rights
   16.     Native title rights

   PART 5 - BULK ACCESS REGIME

   17.     Bulk access regime

   PART 6 - REQUIREMENTS FOR WATER FOR EXTRACTION UNDER ACCESS LICENCES

   18.     Requirements for water for extraction under access licences
   19.     Share component of domestic and stock access licences
   20.     Share component of local water utility access licences
   21.     Share component of regulated river (high security) access licences
   22.     Share component of regulated river (general security-A class) access licences
   23.     Share component of regulated river (general security-B class) access licences
   24.     Share component of supplementary water access licences
   25.     Changes to total share component

   PART 7 - RULES FOR GRANTING ACCESS LICENCES

   26.     Rules for granting access licences

   PART 8 - LIMITS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF WATER

           Division 1 - Long-term extraction limit

   27.     Limits to the availability of water
   28.     Volume of the long term extraction limit
   29.     Assessment of the long term extraction limit and current long term average annual extraction
   30.     Compliance with the long term extraction limit
   31.     Limit to the volumes that may be taken under or assigned from regulated river (general security-A class) and regulated river (general security-B class) access licences

           Division 2 - Available water determinations

   32.     Available water determinations
   33.     Available water determinations for domestic and stock access licences
   34.     Available water determinations for local water utility access licences
   35.     Available water determinations for regulated river (high security) access licences
   36.     Available water determinations for regulated river (general security-A class) access licences
   37.     Available water determinations for regulated river (general security-B class) access licences
   38.     Available water determinations for supplementary water access licences
   39.     Available water determinations for floodplain harvesting

   PART 9 - RULES FOR MANAGING ACCESS LICENCES

           Division 1 - General

   40.     Rules for managing access licences

           Division 2 - Water allocation account management

   41.     Volume taken under access licences
   42.     Carrying over of water allocations and water allocation account limits

           Division 3 - Extraction conditions

   43.     General priority of extractions
   44.     Numerical specification of extraction components
   45.     Taking of water under supplementary water access licences upstream of the Macintyre River and Dumaresq River junction
   46.     Taking of water under supplementary water access licences downstream of the Macintyre River and Dumaresq River junction

   PART 10 - ACCESS LICENCE DEALING RULES

   47.     Access licence dealing rules
   48.     Rules relating to constraints within this water source
   49.     Rules for change of water source
   50.     Rules for conversion of access licence category
   51.     Rules for interstate access licence transfer
   52.     Rules for water allocation assignment between water sources
   53.     Rules for interstate assignment of water allocations
   54.     Rules for nominating interstate water supply works

   PART 11 - MANDATORY CONDITIONS

   55.     Mandatory conditions on access licences
   56.     Mandatory conditions on water supply works approvals

   PART 12 - SYSTEM OPERATION RULES

   57.     System operation rules
   58.     Replenishment Flows
   59.     Water delivery and channel capacity constraints
   60.     Rates of change to storage releases
   61.     Supply of orders when remaining allocations are low
   62.     Dam operation during floods and spills

   PART 13 - MONITORING AND REPORTING

   63.     Monitoring

   PART 14 - OTHER AMENDMENTS TO THIS PLAN

   64.     Other amendments to this Plan
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           APPENDIX 1
           APPENDIX 2
           APPENDIX 3


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