Water market rules 2009 - explanatory statement

Section 10 of the Water Act 2007 sets out the basis for dealing with the trading and transfer of, and the market for, tradeable water rights in relation to the resources of the Murray-Darling Basin.

The water market rules will ensure that the policies or administrative requirements of irrigation infrastructure operators do not represent a barrier to trade and contribute to the first of the Basin water market and trading objectives by facilitating trade.