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Ethiopian Water Resources Management Proclamation (No. 197/2000).

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Framework law Basic legislation Freshwater resources management Institution Groundwater Surface water Authorization/permit Dispute settlement Servitude Water supply Irrigation Water users' associations Water rights
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

The purpose of this Proclamation is to ensure that all surface and ground waters of Ethiopia are properly protected and managed.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Repeals

Water Resources Utilization Proclamation No. 92/1994.

Legislation | Ethiopia | 1994 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water rights, Authorization/permit, Dispute settlement, Servitude, Water supply, Irrigation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Council of Ministers Ethiopian Water Resources Management Regulations (No. 115/2005).

Legislation | Ethiopia | 2005

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Institution, Waterworks, Authorization/permit, Water supply, Irrigation, Water users' associations, Water rights, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Dispute settlement, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Registration, Water abstraction, Water charges, Groundwater, Well sinking/boreholes, Certification, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX