Fees

Lodgment fee

The current lodgment fee for a Water Access Licence dealing is assessed at the time of lodgment.  Additional fees may be assessed at any time after lodgment and are payable before registration of the dealing.

Generally, an extra lodgment fee is payable for each additional notification entered on the WAL Register.

Current NSW LRS fees

See current NSW LRS fees.

No fee payable

Where no lodgment fee is payable for a dealing, the reason for fee exemption, e.g. the relevant legislation, must be clearly stated on the dealing or in a letter.

No lodgment fee is payable for a Water Access Licence dealing involving:

  • s18(1)(b) Electricity Generator Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2012

Where the reason for exemption is not listed above refer to the Administrative Officer (Practice) DRD2.

Refund of fees

A request for refund of fees as regards a dealing must be directed to the Team Leader, Registration Services Unit, NSW LRS.

Allowance of fees

Any request for an allowance of fees from an unregistered dealing to a substitute dealing lodged by the same party must be referred to the Team Leader, Registration Services Unit, NSW LRS.

Staff processing information

If approved:

  • give the substitute dealing a new barcode label with the original dealing number
  • note 'Substitute Instrument.  Date ... Time ..' on the substitute dealing
  • connect the substitute dealing to the case for the original dealing
  • register the substitute dealing if otherwise in order and
  • note 'Withdrawn. Substitute instrument lodged' on the original dealing if available and return to the lodging party.