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Water Supply Act (No. 1026 of 2008).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Act ensures that use and protection of water bodies are subject to a planning following a comprehensive assessment of the grounds. Included in these requirements is the coordination of the existing water supply, a planned expansion and operation of an adequate and satisfactory quality water supply and quality of drinking water.
It consists of 14 Chapters: Purpose and goals (1); General provisions (2); Planning (3); Water collection and water reclamation plant (4); Other extraction and drainage of water (5); Change and losing the right to water extraction (6); Expropriation and building contracts (7); Services (8); Relationship between public water and consumers (9); Supervision (10); Supervision (11); Environmental damage (11A); Notice of drilling location (11B); Decisions on water supply matters (12); Appeals (13); Penalties and entry into force (14).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 July 2008.
Notes
This Act does not apply to Greenland nor the Faroe Islands.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bekendtgørelse af lov om vandforsyning.