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Water Management Act (No. 36 of 2011).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
The purpose of this Act is to protect water and its ecosystems, prevent further deterioration of water quality and improve the conditions of aquatic ecosystems. It also seeks to promote the sustainable use of water and the long-term protection of water resources. It applies to surface water and groundwater as well as estuarine water and coastal waters, to their ecosystems and to ecosystems related to them in aquaculture, according to the geographical demarcation established in Annex I. The Act provides for the adoption of a water plan, an action plan, and a monitoring plan, and further lays down rules on water authorities, environmental goals, drinking water, access to information, etc.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
Consolidated version of Act No. 36 of 15 April 2011, as last amended by Act No. 137 of 22 December 2019.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
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