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Water Code of the Republic of Tajikistan (No. 34 of 2000).

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Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
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Abstract
The Law consists of V Sections, containing 24 Chapters that comprehend 146 Articles. Water resources represent the totality of groundwater and surface water. Water is the exclusive property of the state. Water use shall be classified as general water use that is carried out without waterworks and technical equipment that can have impact on the state of water and special water use that is carried out with the utilization of waterworks and technical equipment. Special water use is charged. Section I lays down the general provisions; it consists of 3 Chapters (arts. 1 22). Chapter I lays down the general provisions (arts. 1 13). Chapter II regards distribution, designing, construction and putting into operation factories, constructions and other objectives that can have impact on the state of water (arts. 14-18). Chapter 3 regards execution of work at water objectives and water conservation zones (arts19 22), modalities of execution of work at water basins and water conservation zones (arts. 19 22). Chapter 4 classifies the types of water use (arts. 23 26). It deals with general and special water use (arts. 23 26). Chapter 5 concerns water users and the objects of water use (arts. 27-29). Chapter 6 determines the modalities and conditions of the concession of bodies of water for use (arts. 30 41). Chapter 7 determines the rights and the duties of water users and water management bodies (arts. 42 48). Chapter 8 regards cessation of the rights of water use (arts. 49 52). Chapter 9 deals with use of bodies of water for drinking, domestic and other needs of the population (arts. 53 60). Chapter 10 regards use of bodies of water for care of health, recreational and sanitary purposes (arts. 61 65). Chapter 11 regards use of bodies of water for agriculture (arts. 66 79). Charter 12 deals with industrial and hydroelectric purposes (arts. 80 84). Chapter 13 regards use of bodies of water for the needs of water and air transport (arts. 85 87). Chapter 14 regards use of the bodies of water for fisheries (arts. 88 91). Chapter 15 regards use of bodies of water for hunting (arts. 92 93). Chapter 16 regards the use of bodies of water for the needs of protected areas (arts. 94 97). Chapter 17 regards use of bodies of water for waste water discharge (arts. 98 101). Chapter 18 regards water use for fire-prevention and liquidation of emergency and other similar situations (arts. 102 103). Chapter 19 regards running water reservoirs (arts 104 107). Chapter 20 deals with water dispute settlement (arts. 108 118). Section III regards water protection and prevention of its hazardous impact. Chapter 21 regards water protections (arts. 119 128). Chapter 22 regards prevention and liquidation of hazardous impact of water (arts. 129 132). Section IV regards state control, registration and planning of water use. Chapter 23 regards state control, registration and planning of water use (arts. 133 140). Section V establishes liability for the infringement of water legislation. Chapter 24 establishes liability for the infringement of water legislation (arts. 141 146).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
The Law enters into force from the date of its official publication.
Repealed
Yes
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
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