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Question Without Notice No. 848 asked in the Legislative Council on 19 September 2018 by Hon Colin Tincknell

Minister responding: Hon D.J. Kelly
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 19 September 2018

WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT — LEGISLATION

848. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the minister representing the Minister for Water:

I refer to the long-awaited water resources management bill slated for imminent tabling in Parliament.

(1) At what stage is the development of the water resources management bill?

(2) When is the bill likely to be tabled in Parliament?

Hon DARREN WEST replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. On behalf of the Minister for Regional Development representing the Minister for Water, I provide the following answer.

(1) Government has approved drafting of a water resources management bill.

(2) The bill will be tabled once drafting is complete. This will depend on the Parliamentary Counsel's drafting schedule.