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Agreement between Norway and Finland on a Norwegian-Finnish Water District.

Country
Type of law
Agreement
Source

Abstract
The purpose of this Agreement is to establish a framework for bilateral cooperation and administrative arrangements in the catchment area covering both Norwegian and Finnish territory, in order to meet the requirements set out in the Water Framework Directive (Directive 2000/60/EC). The Norwegian-Finnish water region includes the following catchment areas: a) Tana, Neiden, and Munkelva with tributaries; and b) Pasvik with tributaries within Norwegian and Finnish territory. The Agreement lays down rules on competent authorities; Coordination of water management plans; information and consultaion between competent authorities; dispute settlement; amendments to the agreement; entry into force; and termination.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
22 May 2014.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Avtale mellom Norge og Finland om en norsk-finsk vannregion; Sopimus suomalais-norjalaisesta vesienhoitoaluesta.