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WATER INDUSTRY ACT 1994


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purpose  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      Crown to be bound  
   4AA.    Parts 1A and 1B to prevail  

   PART 1A--REGULATION OF REGULATED WATER INDUSTRY

   4A.     Definitions  
   4AB.    Non application to Basin water charges  
   4B.     Application of Essential Services Commission Act 2001  
   4C.     Objectives of the Commission  
   4D.     Water Industry Regulatory Order  
   4E.     Other regulatory powers  
   4F.     Codes  
   4G.     Provision of information to the Commission  
   4H.     Costs of Commission under this Part  
   4I.     Statement of Obligations  

   PART 1B--APPROVAL OR DETERMINATION OF BASIN WATER CHARGES

   4J.     Interpretation  
   4K.     Application of Commonwealth provisions  
   4L.     Commission is State Agency  
   4M.     Powers of Commission  
   4N.     Cessation of effect of provisions  
   4O.     Power of Commission to apply for accreditation  
   4P.     Notification of accreditation etc.  
   4Q.     Recovery of Commission's costs  

   PART 4--LAND MANAGEMENT AND RATING POWERS

           Division 1--Interface Legislation

   107.    Transport Integration Act 2010  

           Division 4--Powers with respect to land

   132.    Power of Secretary to enter into management agreements  
   135A.   Grant of licences for jetties etc.  
   136.    Management of reservoir parks land  

           Division 5--Financial provisions

   139.    Power to make and levy rates  
   140.    Rates to be recovered from owner  
   141.    Remission etc. of payment of rates  
   142.    Agreement with metropolitan water corporation with respect to rate collection  
   143.    Rate collection by metropolitan water corporations  

           Division 6--Miscellaneous

   147.    Powers of authorised officers  
   149.    Regulations  

   PART 4A--PARKS AND RESERVES TRUST ACCOUNT

   153A.   Parks and Reserves Trust Account  

   PART 5--TRANSFER OF ASSETS, LIABILITIES AND STAFF OF MELBOURNE WATER CORPORATION

           Division 1--Definitions

   154.    Definitions  

           Division 2--Allocation of property

   155.    Minister may direct Melbourne Water Corporation to transfer property  
   156.    Certificate of chief executive officer  

           Division 3--Transfer of property

   157.    Property transferred to nominee  
   158.    Allocation of property etc. subject to encumbrances  
   159.    Value of former Melbourne Water property  
   160.    Substitution of party to agreement  
   161.    Melbourne Water instruments  
   162.    Proceedings  
   163.    Interests in land  
   164.    Amendment of Register  
   165.    Taxes  
   166.    Evidence  
   167.    Validity of things done under this Act  

           Division 4--Financial obligations of Melbourne Water Corporation

   168.    Financial obligations of Melbourne Water Corporation  
   169.    Company licensees to make payments to Melbourne Water Corporation  
   170.    Payments in respect of financial obligations  

           Division 5--Rights as between transferees

   171.    Interim arrangements  

           Division 6--Staff

   172.    List of Melbourne Water Corporation staff  
   173.    Transfer of Melbourne Water Corporation staff  
   174.    Future terms and conditions of transferred employees  

   PART 6--GENERAL

   175A.   Vesting in Crown of bed, banks and soil of certain watercourses  
   177.    General evidentiary provisions  
   177A.   Use of analyst's certificate in prosecutions  
   178.    Offences by bodies corporate  
   179.    Prosecutions  
   184.    Regulations  
   185.    Savings and transitionals  

   PART 7--TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   186.    Transitional provision for Melbourne Parks and Waterways  
   187.    Continued operation of jetty and mooring licences  

   PART 8--WATTLE PARK LAND

   188.    Repeal of the Wattle Park Land Act 1991  
   189.    Surrender and reservation of Wattle Park Land  
   190.    Saving of rights  

   PART 9--ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

           Division 1--Definitions

   191.    Definitions  

           Division 2--Environmental contributions

   192.    Obligation to pay environmental contributions for the period from 1 October 2004 to 30 June 2008  
   193.    Obligation to pay environmental contributions for periods from 1 July 2008  
   194.    Purpose for the collection of contributions  
   195.    Annual Report  
   196.    Review of the operation of this Part  

   PART 10--TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   197.    Definitions  
   198.    Statement of Obligations  
   199.    Rate collection by metropolitan water corporations  
   200.    Regulations  
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
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