Water Services Act 2021

49 Compliance rules


Taumata Arowai may make compliance rules setting out requirements relating to the performance of functions or duties under this Part by—


drinking water suppliers; and


other persons who have functions or duties under this Part (for example, local authorities).


To avoid doubt,—


the power in subsection (1) is not limited by any other provision in this Part; and


a compliance rule may—


require the treatment of drinking water in a particular way; or


prohibit the treatment of drinking water in a particular way.


A person with a function or duty under this Part must comply with all applicable compliance rules made under subsection (1).


Compliance rules—


may apply in respect of all drinking water supplies or classes of drinking water supply; but


must not apply in respect of an individual water supply or local authority.


Compliance rules made under this section are 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
• publish 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.