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Summary of changes to penalty infringement notices (PINs) relating to the Water Act 2000 (Chapter 3)

Increased PINs
Section Offence description Individual Corporation
Previous penalty unit Increased penalty unit Previous penalty unit Increased penalty unit
370(1) Obligation to give underground water impact report 10 20 50 100
372(1) Obligation to give notice of closure - general 5 10 25 50
373(2) Obligation to give notice of closure - relevant events 5 10 25 50
374(4) Obligation to give final report 10 20 50 100
384(4) Requirements when modifying a report before approval 5 10 25 50
390(1) Requirement to comply with approved reports 10 20 50 100
390(2) Requirement to comply with a final report 10 20 50 100
392(3) Requirements concerning the direction to propose amendment and consult on proposal 5 10 25 50
397(1) Obligation to prepare baseline assessment plan 5 10 25 50
405 Requirement to give notice of outcome of baseline assessment 5 10 25 50
417(2) Obligation to undertake bore assessment of immediately affected area bore in particular circumstances 5 10 25 50
419 Requirement to give notice of outcome of bore assessment 5 10 25 50
New PINs
Section Offence description Individual
New penalty unit
Corporation
New penalty unit
400 Requirement to comply with approved baseline assessment plan 10 50
402(5) Requirement to comply with direction by chief executive to undertake baseline assessment 10 50
418(6) Requirement to comply with direction by chief executive to undertake bore assessment 10 50
449(4) Chief executive may direct petroleum tenure holder to carry out water monitoring activities 10 50
452 Obligation to comply with direction given under section 451 20 100
454(4) Requirement to comply with directions to petroleum tenure holders and bore owners to provide information 5 25
Last reviewed
5 June 2018
Last updated
30 June 2015