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Law No. 272 “On water”.

Country/Territory
Moldova, Republic of
Document type
Legislation
Date
2011 (2014)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Framework law Basic legislation Surface water Groundwater Water abstraction Water supply Water rights Water shortage/drought Effluent waste water/discharge Waterworks
Geographical area
CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), Eastern Europe, Europe, Landlocked Developing Nations
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force 18 months after the date of its official publication.
Abstract

The scope of this Law shall be as follows: (a) setting up legal basis for efficient management, protection and conservation of surface water and groundwater; (b) prevention of deterioration of state of water; (c) establishment of water rights; and (d) sufficient water supply of qualitative surface water and groundwater for sustainable, balanced and fair water management. This Law regulates: (a) prevention of flood, erosion, drought and desertification; and (b) water abstraction, water supply and

Full text
Russian
Website
lex.justice.md

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 91/271/EEC concerning urban waste water treatment.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the management of bathing water quality and repealing Directive 76/160/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Recreational water use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment and management of flood risks.

Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Flood, Disasters, Coastal zone management, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental quality standards in the field of water policy, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directives 82/176/EEC, 83/513/EEC, 84/156/EEC, 84/491/EEC, 86/280/EEC and amending Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Water quality standards, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Water Code.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 1993 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Institution, Water supply, Potable water, Sewerage, Hydropower generation, Industrial water use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 131-XVIII amending some legislative acts.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Water supply, Waterworks, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. 162 amending Law No. 272 “On water”.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 2014

Keyword: Surface water, Groundwater, Water supply, Potable water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX