Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:
Authorised officers have powers to monitor and enforce compliance with the Act.
Fines may be imposed for offences and a licence or permit may be amended, varied, suspended, cancelled or revoked.
Review or Appeal Mechanisms:
Appeal mechanisms exist under the Act.
Any person who receives an information notice about a decision under the Act may seek an internal review of that decision. A person who has applied for a review of the original decision can appeal the decision.
An appeal against a review decision relating to a water licence, water permit, riverine protection permit, quarry material allocation notice or operations licence may be made to the Land Court.
An appeal against a review decision relating to a drillers licence may be made to the Magistrates Court.
An appeal against a review decision relating to a development permit may be made to the Planning and Environment Court.