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International River Improvements Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. I-20).

Country/Territory
Canada
Document type
Legislation
Date
1985 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act respecting the construction, operation and maintenance of international river improvements.
Subject
Water
Keyword
Freshwater resources management Waterworks Inland waters Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Americas, North America
Abstract

"International river improvement" in this Act means a dam, obstruction, canal, reservoir or other work the purpose or effect of which is: (a) to increase, decrease or alter the natural flow of an international river, and (b) to interfere with, alter or affect the actual or potential use of the international river outside Canada. "International river" means water flowing from any place in Canada to any place outside Canada. No person shall construct, operate or maintain an international river imp

Full text
English
Website
www.gc.ca

References - Legislation

Implemented by

International River Improvements Regulations (C.R.C., c. 982).

Legislation | Canada | 1987

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Waterworks, Inland waters, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX