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Law No. 12 of 1984 promulgating the Law of Irrigation and Drainage.

Country/Territory
Egypt
Document type
Legislation
Date
1984
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Irrigation Equipment Water charges Water conservation zone Water rights Water supply Public water Agricultural development
Geographical area
Africa, Northern Africa
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 8 main Parts, regulates the National policy on Irrigation and Drainage. Part I is concerned with public properties related to irrigation and drainage, and all authorization issues related to that. Part II is about canals and private water banks, and the access to those water banks depending on the size of land and its geographical location. Part III is about Field banks which is a network of banks covering the fields set up by the Ministry of Irrigation to connect all lan

Full text
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Website
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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Ministerial Decree No. 58 of 2012 on irrigation and drainage.

Legislation | Egypt | 2012

Keyword: Cereals/grains/rice, Authorization/permit, Water rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Decree No. 14717 of 1987 issuing the executive Regulations of the Law of Irrigation and Drainage.

Legislation | Egypt | 1987

Keyword: Irrigation, Equipment, Water charges, Water conservation zone, Water rights, Water supply, Public water, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No.213 of 1994 amending some provisions of the Irrigation and Drainage Law No.12 of 1984.

Legislation | Egypt | 1994

Keyword: Water users' associations, Drainage/land reclamation, Irrigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX