Directive relating to Regional Councils and Local Authority Councils (G.N. No. 104 of 2020).
Type of law
This Directive of the Minister of Urban and Ruaral Development, made under regulation 14(1) and (3) of the State of Emergency - Covid-19 Regulations, with the authorisation of the President and the approval of the Attorney General, requires: Local authority councils to ensure that residents within its respective local authority areas with arrears and suspended water services have their water supply reconnected; and with no access to water supply are provided with access to potable water; Regional councils to ensure that the residents within the area of jurisdiction of the respective regional councilswith arrears and suspended water services have their water supply reconnected; and with no access to water supply are provided with access to potable water. All costs incurred in supplying water, as directed and as a result of the lockdown, must accurately be recorded. The costs must be ring-fenced and kept separate from the normal operational water bills.
Date of text
Legislation as at 2020-04-21.
Published in Government Gazette No. 7183 on 21 April 2020.