Water Services Act 2021

48 Aesthetic values for drinking water


Taumata Arowai must, by notice, issue aesthetic values that relate to drinking water.


Aesthetic values may, without limitation, specify or provide for minimum or maximum values for substances and other characteristics that relate to the acceptability of drinking water to consumers (such as appearance, taste, or odour).


A notice made under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationThe maker must: LA19 ss 73, 74(1)(a), Sch 1 cl 14
• notify it in the Gazette
• publish it on an Internet site maintained by, or on behalf of, Taumata Arowai
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.