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Water resources legislation and administration in selected Caribbean countries

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United Nations , New York
Water -- Law and legislation -- Caribbean Area., Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- Caribbean



StatementDepartment of Technical Cooperation for Development, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
SeriesNatural resources/water series ;, no. 16
ContributionsUnited Nations. Dept. of Technical Cooperation for Development., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
LC ClassificationsKGJ639 .W37 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 171 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2428079M
ISBN 109211231051
LC Control Number87115905

Water Resources Legislation and Administration in Selected Caribbean Countries (Natural Resources?Water Series No. 16/EIi.H.2) Paperback – October 1, Format: Paperback.

Water resources legislation and administration in selected Caribbean countries. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations.

Department of Technical Cooperation for Development. This study on Water Resources Legislation and Administration in selected Caribbean countries continues the collection, systematic analysis and dissemination of information in the specialized field of water resources law, which has been fostered over the years by both the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United.

This book, which was first published in and then updated inprovides a tool for dealing with the legal and institutional aspects of water resources management within national contexts and at the level of transboundary water resources.

Caponera is also the author of the book 'National and International Water Law and Administration, Selected Writings', published by Kluwer Law International in The Reviser: Marcella Nanni A disciple of Dr.

Caponera, Dr. Marcella Nanni is now a recognized international expert in water law and administration and related disciplines.

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in St Lucia (Pesticide Control Act of with statutory instruments in ) were revised recently in and the old system and new system have been described for comparative purposes.

Knowledge of the old system is still pertinent as similar systems are in existence in other Caribbean countries. L LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1 Describe the extent of world income inequality.

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It also mandated water resources planning at one time, a responsibility that has now been assumed at the state and local levels. a States also have legislation protecting water quality, augmenting and/or enforcing the national standards, and controlling allocation between water users/sectors through water rights administration.

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Key data for selected states ( data) State Total land area (mha) Gross cultivated area (mha) consult and enact the draft Water Resources Act • Form the Water Resources Department • Implement river basin plans State Water Resources Administration functions.

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